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Drug information on Zeformin XR (30+500) (Gliclazide) from Piramal Healthcare

Zeformin XR (30+500)

  Tablet  
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Gliclazide
 37.00
30mg/500mg
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Gliclazide

Gliclazide(Diamicron) generic Zeformin XR (30+500) 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 Zeformin XR (30+500) may be prescribed


Side effects of Zeformin XR (30+500)

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 Zeformin XR (30+500)?

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

When is Zeformin XR (30+500) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Zeformin XR (30+500)

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 Zeformin XR (30+500)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Zeformin XR (30+500)

Store it at room temperature.


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