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Drug information on Glycard -M (Gliclazide) from Cipla Limited

Glycard -M

  Tablet  
Cipla Limited
Generic : Gliclazide
 34.75
80mg/500mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Gliclazide

Gliclazide(Diamicron) generic Glycard -M is an oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic drug), prescribed for type 2 diabetesIt stimulates the pancreas, which helps in more insulin secretion.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Glycard -M may be prescribed


Side effects of Glycard -M

GI disturbances, skin reaction, decrease in blood cell counts, jaundice, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach inflammation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Initially start with 160mgs daily in two divided doses. May go up to 320 mgs daily in two divided doses.

How to use Glycard -M?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Glycard -M not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with diabetic-ketoacidosis, severe liver and kidney impairment, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Glycard -M

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney problems, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Monitor bloodsugar level regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Glycard -M

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Glycard -M

Store it at room temperature.


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