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Active ingredients: gliclazide
What it is used for
Diabetes mellitus of the maturity onset type, which cannot be controlled by diet alone.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Store in a Dry Place
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
8mm, round white tablet, cross-scored on one side
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient gliclazide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Don’t rush to crush!
Slow release medicines must never be crushed.
Read more on WA Health website
Hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose) management
Hypoglycaemia occurs when your blood glucose levels are too low (less than 4.0mmol/l).
Read more on Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute website
Tablets Medication for type 2 diabetes People with type 2 diabetes are often given medications including insulin to help manager their blood glucose levels
Read more on Diabetes Australia website