Diabend MR 60 mg Tablet

Diabend MR 60 mg Tablet

Bal Pharma Ltd
Uses of Diabend MR 60 mg Tablet:
Type 2 diabetes
Composition of Diabend MR 60 mg Tablet:
Gliclazide 60mg
MRP: 91 Inclusive of all Taxes
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Type 2 diabetes


Gliclazide is generally used in treatment of the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is generally used in treatment of addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adult patients with type 2 diabetes.

Side effects

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Nausea

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Gliclazide, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Gliclazide is to be taken with food.

How it works

Gliclazide is an anti-diabetic drug. It lowers the bloog glucose levels by increasing the amount of insulin secreted by pancreas.
Q. Is Gliclazide useful in the management for prediabetes?
No, Gliclazide is not used for the control of Prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than usual but not high enough to label you as diabetic.

Q. Can I skip Gliclazide for few days?
Skipping the drug Gliclazide is not advisable since it may cause diabetes even worse.

Q. Can Gliclazide be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Gliclazide can be given to elderly patients. But they are more prone to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), so important to monitor the blood sugar levels regularly. Patients should be careful of the signs of hypoglycemia and always keep a quick source of sugar with them like a candy or a fruit juice.

Q. How is Gliclazide different from teneligliptin?
Both Gliclazide and teneligliptin work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. teneligliptin causes a headache and nasopharyngitis while Gliclazide generally causes hypoglycemia and weight gain. Teneligliptin used along with insulins or sulfonylureas may cause hypoglycemia and does not cause weight gain. However, Gliclazide and teneligliptin are commonly antidiabetic medicines and both control blood sugar levels effectively.

Q. Can I take Gliclazide if I have a sulfa allergy?
If you are allergic to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other constituents of a drug use of Gliclazide should be avoided.

Q. How is Gliclazide different from metformin?
Gliclazide and metformin are antidiabetic medicines and both control blood sugar levels effectively. but, Both work in different ways and have a different side effect. Gliclazide causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain while Metformin causes more of stomach upset, like nausea, diarrhea and bloating, vomiting.

Q. Does Gliclazide cause weight gain?
While using Gliclazide it is advised to monitor your diet and do regularly exercise as it may cause weight gain. Do not skip your meal as it may very low blood sugar levels and you may end up taking a lot of sugars.
  • Gliclazide helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. Take it shortly before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine. Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Gliclazide affects you.It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal. Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).

Product Details

SKU: PC-21924
Product Description: Diabend MR 60 mg Tablet is manufactured by Bal Pharma Ltd
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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