Gliclazide MR (Chemmart) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) gliclazide. On this page you will find out more about Gliclazide MR (Chemmart), 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:
Gliclazide MR (Chemmart) 30 mg modified release tablet, 100
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Type II diabetes in association with dietary measures when dietary measures alone are inadequate to control blood glucose. During controlled clinical trials in patients with type II diabetes, Gliclazide MR 30 mg Tablets, taken as a single daily dose, was shown to be effective long term in controlling blood glucose levels, based on monitoring of HbA1c.
Table of characteristics
White to off-white, flat faced, radial edge capsule shaped tablet, engraved "APO 30" on one side and plain on the other side.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
100 (blister): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Moisture|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 February 2018
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.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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