DIAMICRON XR 60MG TABLET

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Serdia Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd

Composition for DIAMICRON 60MG TABLET XR

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹11.93/tablet xr
14 tablet xr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of DIAMICRON TABLET XR

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Uses of DIAMICRON TABLET XR

Diamicron xr 60mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of DIAMICRON TABLET XR

Common

Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

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How to use DIAMICRON TABLET XR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Diamicron xr 60mg tablet with food.

How DIAMICRON TABLET XR works

Diamicron xr 60mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information on DIAMICRON TABLET XR

Expert advice for DIAMICRON TABLET XR

  • Gliclazide should be taken with food.
  • You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Gliclazide. Symptoms are dizziness, nausea, tremor, sweating or confusion.
  • The risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may increase if you miss or delay the meal, consume alcohol or use antidiabetic medication like insulin.
  • In most cases, the symptoms will quickly vanish if you take some kind of sugar (sugar candy/cubes).
  • It should be avoided or used with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.
Warnings
Special precautions for DIAMICRON XR 60MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diamicron xr 60mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Diamicron xr 60mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DECMAX 4MG TABLET, DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION, PERICORT 4MG TABLET, DEFCORT 6MG ORAL SUSPENSION

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Gliclazide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DIAMICRON 60MG TABLET XR

Frequently asked questions for Gliclazide

Q. Is gliclazide the same as glipizide?
No,gliclazide and glipizide belong to a class of drugs known as sulphonylureas
Q. Is gliclazide a statin or, steroid?
No,gliclazide belongs to sulfonylurea category of antidiabetic drug class
Q. What is Glizid M?
Glizid M is a combination product that contains gliclazide and metformin. Both drugs are used to lower blood glucose levels in adult with type 2 diabetes mellitus that is not controlled by diet and exercise alone.

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