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Diabend 80mg Tablet
Diabend 80mg Tablet

Diabend 80mg Tablet

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Gliclazide(80.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

An anti-diabetic medication, Diabend 80mg Tab contains gliclazide, which is used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus when it is uncontrolled by diet, exercise and weight loss.

Uses of Diabend 80mg Tab

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Contraindications of Diabend 80mg Tab

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Allergic reaction to this medicine or other sulfonylureas
  • Severe kidney or liver disease
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Side effects of Diabend 80mg Tab

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Fainting
  • Sweating
  • Giddiness
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Anaemia
  • Jaundice
  • Allergic reactions
  • Rash
  • Hives

Precautions and Warnings of Diabend 80mg Tab


Can I take Diabend 80mg Tab during pregnancy?
It is unsafe to use this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning to get pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Diabend 80mg Tab while breastfeeding?
This medicine passes into the breast milk and is hence unsafe while breastfeeding. Monitor your breastfed baby for signs of low glucose levels such as irritability, sleepiness, low body temperature, fits and poor feeding.


Can I drive if I have taken this medicine?
Do not drive or operate tools and machines after taking this medicine as it may cause drowsiness, unconsciousness and confusion, thereby hindering your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Diabend 80mg Tab?
Do not take alcohol with this medicine as it may lead to increase in side effects like flushing, giddiness, nausea, rapid heart rate. It may also increase the risk of low blood sugar.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have liver problems, kidney problems or allergies to sulfa-containing medicines.

Mode of Action of Diabend 80mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The composition of Diabend 80mg Tab works by increasing the amount of insulin secreted by the pancreas, which is responsible in the movment glucose (sugar) from blood into the cells, thereby preventing the accumulation of glucose.
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Directions for Use of Diabend 80mg Tab

  • This medicine is for oral consumption only
  • Administer this medication as prescribed by your doctor
  • Swallow the tablet whole with water
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablet
  • Follow up with your doctor on the completion of the course of this medicine

Interactions of Diabend 80mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants
  • Aspirin
  • Propranolol
  • Sulfonamide antibiotics
  • Blood thinners
  • Rifampin
  • Phenylbutazone
  • Disopyramide
  • Probenecid
  • Clofibrate
  • Water pills
  • Steroids
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Cimetidine
  • Fluconazole or any other anti-fungal medicine
  • Any other medicine for diabetes

Interactions with food items

No known interaction with food.

Other general Interactions

  • Severe kidney or liver disease
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis

Storage and disposal of Diabend 80mg Tab

  • Store this medication away from the reach of children
  • Kindly avoid using this medicine beyond the date of expiry
  • This medicine needs to be stored in a closed container
  • Keep this medicine in a cool and dry place
  • There are no special storage conditions required for this medicine
  • Kindly follow medical waste management instructions when disposing this medicine

Dosage of Diabend 80mg Tab


Do not overdose it for any reason as it may lead to severe side effects of {name}} such as headache, sweating, shakiness, increased hunger, changes in vision, nervousness, tiredness, seizures, and loss of consciousness. Seek immediate medical help in such a scenario.
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is nearly the time for the next dose, then continue with it and skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before using this medicine?

A: Kindly report your complete medical history along with any history of liver or kidney disorders to your doctor.

Q: Is this medicine legal in India?

A: Yes, this is a legallly available in India. Kindly produce a doctor's prescription to buy this medication.

Q: Where can I buy this medicine from?

A: This medicine will be available for purchase at your nearest pharmacy as well as online medical forums.

Q: Is this medicine safe at airport x-ray machines?

A: Yes, this medication is safe at airport x-ray machines as there are no reported threats. However, always carry your prescription during travel.

Q: Are there any dietery restrictions with the usage of this medicine?

A: It is advisable to follow a diabetic diet with the use of this medication. Consult your doctor for more details on the same.

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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:44 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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