is an oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic drug), prescribed for type 2 diabetes
. It stimulates the pancreas, which helps in more insulin
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Drug information on Zilmet (30+500) (Gliclazide) from FDC Limited (Lumina)
Drug Name : Gliclazide
Gliclazide(Diamicron) generic Zilmet (30+500) is an oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic drug), prescribed for type 2 diabetesIt stimulates the pancreas, which helps in more insulin secretion.
More Info about Gliclazide
Trade Names for Gliclazide
PO- Initially start with 160mgs daily in two divided doses. May go up to 320 mgs daily in two divided doses.
GI disturbances, skin reaction, decrease in blood cell counts, jaundice, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach inflammation.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Contraindicated in patients with diabetic-ketoacidosis, severe liver and kidney impairment, and hypersensitivity.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
Schedule : H Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.