Acetohexamide

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Uses of Acetohexamide

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Acetohexamide is used in the treatment of:

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Acetohexamide Brand Names

Acetohexamide may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Acetohexamide Drug Class

Acetohexamide is part of the drug class:

Acetohexamide Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • ACEBUTOLOL/ACETOHEXAMIDE
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/ATENOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/BETAXOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/BISOPROLOL FUMARATE
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/CARTEOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/CIPROFLOXACIN
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/GATIFLOXACIN
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/LABETALOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/LEVOFLOXACIN
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/METOPROLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/NADOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/NORFLOXACIN
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/OFLOXACIN
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/PENBUTOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/PINDOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/PROPRANOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/SOTALOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/TIMOLOL
  • ACETOHEXAMIDE/VORICONAZOLE

This is not a complete list of Acetohexamidedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Acetohexamide and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

AcetoHEXAMIDE falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. AcetoHEXAMIDE should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. AcetoHEXAMIDE should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Acetohexamide Dosage

Take acetohexamide exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Acetohexamide dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Acetohexamide is available in the following doses:

  • Acetohexamide 250 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Acetohexamide 500 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Acetohexamide is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet