Diamicron Mr Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine that contains gliclazide as its active ingredient. It is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. It should be taken before food. While taking this medicine you should be cautious of your diet and should also exercise regularly. Do not miss any dose or stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. It should be taken just before or with food. Headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness are some side effects that you may experience while on treatment with this medicine. If you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, then contact your doctor immediately. You should tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements you take and also about all the diseases or conditions you suffer from or if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy or are breastfeeding, before starting this medicine....
Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking Diamicron Mr Tablet?
A: Try to take your medicine at the same time every day. Try connecting your medicine with something you do every day, such as brushing your teeth at night or having your dinner. This may help you remember to take it. Keep a daily calendar or set an alarm clock to go at the time you need to take your medicine.
Q: Can I stop Diamicron Mr Tablet on my own, if I feel better?
A: No, do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as it could worsen your condition of diabetes. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs.
Q: What diet should I follow being a diabetic patient?
A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.
Maintain regular meal timings and try to have 2-3 healthy snacks between meals like soups and salads.
Diet should include boiled, steamed, or baked food.
Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very little use of ghee and butter.
Drink at least 8-10 glass of water daily.
Q: What should I avoid in my diet?
Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oil and fried food.
Avoid maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc.
Stop having daals with ghee, deep-fried pulses.
Avoid creams soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.
Avoid fruits like mango, jackfruit, fruit salads with ice cream, fruit-based desserts.