Chlorpropamide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medication helps your pancreas produce insulin. Chlorpropamide is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. Other diabetes medicines are sometimes used in combination with chlorpropamide if needed. Chlorpropamide should not be used by itself to treat type 1 diabetes. Chlorpropamide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Chlorpropamide is a drug that belongs to a group of drugs known as Sulfonylureas. This medication is used by healthcare professionals to treat type 2 diabetes in particular patients who cannot control blood sugar levels through diet and exercise only. This medication may be used alone or combined with other antidiabetic medicines. Chlorpropamide is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic drug that works by causing the pancreas to release insulin which helps to lower blood sugar levels.