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Drug information on Copamide (Chlorpropamide) from Dey's Medical Stores (Mfg) Ltd


Dey's Medical Stores (Mfg) Ltd
Generic : Chlorpropamide
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Chlorpropamide

Chlorpropamide(Chlorformin) generic Copamide is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic drug, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. Copamide helps to keep blood sugar levels under control.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Copamide may be prescribed

Side effects of Copamide

   Body as a Whole : Low blood sugar, Disulfiram-like

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness and headache.

   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and hunger.

   Liver : Jaundice.

   Skin : Itching and hives.

   Blood : Anemia and decrease in blood counts.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended initial dose is 250mg/day. It may be adjusted based on patient’s condition.

How to use Copamide?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Copamide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with type 1 diabetes and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Copamide

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver, kidney, thyroid, adrenal or pituitary disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and smoking while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may lead to sunburn.

• It may cause low blood sugar with the following symptoms: weakness, fainting, anxiety, dizziness or drowsiness, if it is so consult with your physician.

• Follow proper diet and exercise program as directed by your physician.

Other Precautions for Copamide

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Copamide

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.

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