Diamicron is an oral antidiabetic with glyclazide, which helps control blood sugar levels when diet is not sufficient to maintain adequate blood glucose.This medicine is produced by Servier Laboratories and can be purchased at conventional pharmacies in boxes of 15, 30 or 60 tablets.However, this active ingredient can also be found under other trade names like Glicaron or Azukon.
The price of Diamicron varies between 20 and 80 reais, depending on the dosage of the formula and the place of sale,
What is it for
Diamicron is indicated for the treatment of diabetes that does not need to be treated with diabetes and can be used for diabetes in the elderly, obese and in patients with vascular complications.
How to take
The dosage of Diamicron should always be indicated by the endocrinologist according to the blood sugar level. However, the general dosage is 1 to 3 tablets a day, the maximum recommended dose being 120 mg.
Possible side effects
The most common side effects of Diamicron include marked reduction in blood sugar, nausea, vomiting, excessive tiredness, skin hives, sore throat, poor digestion, constipation or diarrhea.
Who should not take
Diamicron is contraindicated for patients who are allergic to any component of the formula, severe kidney or liver failure, type 1 diabetes, pregnant or lactating women.In addition, use in children is not recommended and should not be taken with Miconazole at the same time as it increases the hypoglycaemic effect.