Triclazone tablet : Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Sun

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Trade name: Triclazone

Strength: Gliclazide 40 mg, Metformin hydrochloride 500 mg, Rosiglitazone 2 mg.

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Gliclazide, Metformin hydrochloride, Rosiglitazone.

Category: Antidiabetics

Pregnancy category: Rosiglitazone belongs to US FDA pregnancy category: C (Risk cannot be ruled out). Gliclazide belongs to US FDA pregnancy category: C (Risk cannot be ruled out). Metformin belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C AND US FDA pregnancy category: B

Uses: Triclazone tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It is used alone or in combination with other drugs. For better results use this medicine along diet and exercise.

How to use: Take Triclazone tablet orally with or without food. Take it once or twice daily as directed by your doctor. You need to do blood tests to check the blood sugar levels while taking the medication. Based on your body response the dosage is adjusted. This medicine may cause dizziness. The dizziness may be become worse if you take alcohol along with this medicine.

Side Effects: Cold like symptoms, cough, headache, low blood sugar, constipation, nausea

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Dosage: Rosiglitazone dosage: Usual adult dose for type 2 diabetes: Initial dose 4 mg orally once a day and increased to 8 mg if adequate response is not acheieved. Maximum daily dose is 8 mg. Gliclazide dosage: Start with 40 mg per day and can be increase to 320 mg. Metformin dosage: Initial dose: 500 mg orally twice a day or 850 mg orally once a day. Maintenance dose: 2000 mg daily. Maximum daily dose: 2550 mg

Written by: : team

Date last updated: August 6th, 2016

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