Gliclazide MR (Ardix) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) gliclazide. On this page you will find out more about Gliclazide MR (Ardix), 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
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Gliclazide MR (Ardix) 60 mg modified release tablet, 60
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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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, a modified release formulation of gliclazide (30 mg-120 mg), 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 oblong tablets. Break bar. DIA 60 on both faces
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
20: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60: 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||No information available|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 October 2017
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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