Diabinese (Chlorpropamide) for Diabetes | DiabetesTeam

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Diabinese is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Diabinese is considered an adjunct treatment to diet and exercise. Diabinese is also referred to by its drug name, Chlorpropamide.

Diabinese is a sulfonylurea. Diabinese is believed to work by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Diabinese is generally taken once daily, in the morning with breakfast.

Diabinese comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Diabinese lists common side effects including hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, itching, hunger, and loss of appetite.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Diabinese include systemic allergic reaction.

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