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chlorpropamide

 [klor-pro´pah-mīd]
an oral sulfonylureahypoglycemic agent useful in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the adult whose condition is stabilized; it is contraindicated in patients with impairment of renal, thyroid, or hepatic function. Dosage is individually adjusted.

chlorpropamide

/chlor·pro·pa·mide/ (-pro´pah-mīd) a sulfonylurea used as a hypoglycemic in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

chlorpropamide

(klôr-prō′pə-mīd′)
n.
A long-acting sulfonylurea drug, C10H13ClN2O3S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

chlorproPAMIDE

[-prō′pəmīd]
an oral antidiabetic.
indication It is prescribed in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
contraindications Liver or kidney dysfunction or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are hematologic derangements and jaundice. Hypoglycemia, GI distress, and rashes are common adverse effects.

chlorpropamide

Endocrinology An oral sulfonylurea hypoglycemic, structurally related to tolbutamide, which ↑ release of insulin from beta islet cells in Pts with type 2 DM

chlorpropamide

long-acting sulphonylurea (oral hypoglycaemic) agent; used to treat younger non-obese patients with type 2 diabetes; also used to treat diabetes insipidus (sensitizes renal tubules to antidiuretic hormone)

chlorpropamide,

n brand names: Apo-Chlorpromide, Diabinese;
drug class: antidiabetic, first generation sulfonylurea;
action: causes functioning beta cells in pancreas to release insulin, leading to drop in blood glucose levels;
uses: stable type 2 diabetes mellitus.

chlorpropamide

a first generation sulfonylurea derivative, used as an oral hypoglycemic drug in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.