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- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Diamicron* used for?
Generic for Diamicron* (Gliclazide) is used to help control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Gliclazide is prescribed when blood sugar levels cannot be controlled by diet, exercise, and weight loss measures alone. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Diamicron*?
The dosage of Generic for Diamicron* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Diamicron*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Diamicron* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Diamicron*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Diamicron*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Diamicron*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Diamicron*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Diamicron*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Diamicron* can interact with ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, and azole antifungal drugs.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Diamicron*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Diamicron* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Diamicron* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Diamicron* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Diamicron* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Diamicron* can cause side effects such as blurred vision, headache, nausea, drowsiness, nervousness, and hunger. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Diamicron*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Diamicron*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Diamicron* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Diamicron*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Diamicron*?
How will Generic for Diamicron* work in my body?
How should Generic for Diamicron* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Diamicron* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Diamicron* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.