Trade name: Diabend
Strength: 40 mg
Active ingredient: Gliclazide
Category: Sulfonylurea antidiabetic
Pregnancy category: Gliclazide belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C And FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Diabend 40 mg tablet is used to control high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise.
How to use: Take Diabend 40 mg tablet with breakfast once a day. Do not stop taking medication with out consulting your doctor. It is not given to children to treat diabetes.
Side Effects: Diarrhoea, constipation, indigestion, nausea, vomiting and hypoglycaemia symptoms are palpitations, confusion, headache, hunger.
Dosage: The dosage for Gliclazide: The daily dosage starts from 40 to 80 mg and increased until desired control is achieved. Maximum daily dose is 320 mg and single maximum dose is 160 mg.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: December 22nd 2015
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