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Brand name: Diamicron TM

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.

Visual appearance

8mm, round white tablet, cross-scored on one side

Food interactions

For the active ingredient gliclazide

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Take without regard to meals. A consistent diet is recommended to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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

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