Active Ingredient(s): Chlorpropamide
FDA Approved: * October 28, 1958
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Diabetes

Chlorpropamide is a drug in the sulfonylurea class used to treat diabetes mellitus type 2. It is a long-acting first-generation sulfonylurea. Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Pharmacokinetics 3 Cautions and contraindications 3.1 Other side effects 4 Chemical properties 4.1 Solubility 5 See also 6 References Mechanism of action Like other sulfonylureas, chlorpropamide acts to increase the secretion of insulin, so it is only effective in patients who have some pancreatic beta cell ... [wikipedia]

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