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Brand name: Diamicron

Diamicron is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) gliclazide. On this page you will find out more about Diamicron, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: gliclazide

Information for medicine and pack size:
Diamicron 80 mg film-coated tablet, 100

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Diabetes mellitus of the maturity onset type, which cannot be controlled by diet alone.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White film coated tablet with cruciform scoring.
Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
100 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
20 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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