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Diamicron Xr 60mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

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Diamicron Xr 60 MG Description

Diamicron XR 60 tablet contains Gliclazide, an antidiabetic agent used in adults to treat Type II diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and lifestyle changes alone are insufficient. Type II diabetes is characterized by high blood glucose levels due to inadequate insulin production or reduced sensitivity of body cells to insulin.

During treatment with Diamicron XR 60 tablet, your doctor may advise lifestyle modifications like a healthy diet, regular exercise and abstaining from alcohol.

Before taking Diamicron XR 60 tablet, inform your doctor about any liver or kidney problems, hormonal issues, genetic disorders (such as G6PD deficiency), malnourishment or irregular diet. This medication is not suitable for patients with type I diabetes mellitus.

One common side effect of Diamicron XR 60 tablet is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), which may cause increased hunger, sweating, shakiness, weakness or an irregular heartbeat. Regular blood sugar monitoring and dose adjustments will be made by your doctor to avoid this condition. Keep a sugary snack on hand in case of hypoglycemia symptoms. Report to your doctor if no improvement occurs. Headache, dizziness and constipation are other common side effects.

Before using Diamicron XR 60 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, breastfeeding or have a detailed medical history. Proper medical guidance and adherence to the prescribed regimen will aid in managing diabetes effectively with Diamicron XR 60 tablets.


Product Summary

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ContainsGliclazide(60.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, stomach ache, low sugar levels
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Uses of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

Diamicron XR 60 tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus, when diet, exercise and weight loss fail to lower blood sugar.

Contraindications of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

  • If you are allergic to gliclazide or any other ingredients of Diamicron XR 60 tablet
  • If you have type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes
  • If you are taking miconazole to treat fungal infection
  • If you have problems with your kidney or liver
  • If you have ketones and sugar in your urine
  • If you have diabetic pre-coma or coma
  • If you are breastfeeding

Side effects of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Low blood sugar

Precautions and Warnings of Diamicron Xr 60 MG



Can I take Diamicron XR 60 tablet during pregnancy?
Diamicron XR 60 tablet is not recommended during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Diamicron XR 60 tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if gliclazide passes into human milk, hence Diamicron XR 60 tablet should not be used while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Diamicron XR 60 tablet?
Diamicron XR 60 tablet is known to cause low blood sugar levels, which can impair your driving ability. Always keep sugar, juice or a bar of chocolate in your car with you while driving. In case you experience any of the symptoms of low blood glucose levels like dizziness, drowsiness, visual disturbances and sweating, then stop driving immediately and have sugar/ juice. Do not consume sugar-free during such episodes.


Can I consume alcohol with Diamicron XR 60 tablet?
  • It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Diamicron XR 60 tablet as it affects blood glucose levels.
  • It can decrease or increase the blood sugar level depending on the quantity and frequency of alcohol consumption.
  • It increases the appetite and you tend to consume more calories and it interferes with the way this medicine works.
  • Alcohol can also increase the risk of developing a serious side effect.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood sugar, heart, liver or kidney problems.
  • You consume alcohol.
  • You experience sweating, anxiety, fast or irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, and chest pain.
  • You experience headaches, intense hunger, nausea, vomiting, sleep disorders, restlessness, aggressiveness, depression, confusion, speech or visual disorders, fits, and dizziness.
  • You have a hereditary condition called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
  • You should follow a regular diet and should not skip or delay any meals.
  • You should take your medicine on time.
  • This medicine is not recommended for children.

Directions for Use of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

  • Take Diamicron XR 60 tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water before meals.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail, as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the stated recommended daily dose.

Storage and disposal of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

Store Diamicron XR 60 tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the ...
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Quick Tips of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

  • Diamicron Xr 60mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine. It is used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus by lowering blood sugar levels. It contains gliclazide as the active ingredient.
  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not change the dosage or frequency of use without consulting your doctor.
  • It is recommended to take this tablet at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels of the medication in your system for optimal results.
  • Along with taking Diamicron Xr 60mg tablet, it is essential that you do certain lifestyle modifications like exercising regularly, avoiding smoking and drinking alcohol.
  • It is also advised to have a balanced diet with adequate fruits and vegetables for good control of your blood sugar levels.
  • Before starting Diamicron Xr 60mg tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
  • Headache, stomach pain, constipation, dizziness and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease.
  • If you miss a dose of Diamicron Xr 60mg, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the regular time.

Dosage of Diamicron Xr 60 MG


  • Excess of Diamicron XR 60 tablet will lead to low blood sugar levels with symptoms such as headache, nausea, vomiting, fainting, dizziness, excess sweating, excessive hunger, fits, anxiety, blurred vi...
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  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • You should never miss your blood sugar medicines, as it may lead to high blood sugar and symptoms associated with that.
  • If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

How Does It Work?

Diamicron XR 60 tablet regulates blood sugar levels by stimulating the pancreas to produce more insulin, which aids in breaking down the circulating sugars (glucose) in the bloodstream. Additionally, ...
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Interactions of Diamicron Xr 60 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should not use Diamicron XR 60 tablet along with Miconazole used to treat the infection as it may cause low blood sugar and may even lead to a coma.
  • You should not use Gliclazide along with danazol used to treat breast and menstrual disorders, as it may cause high blood sugar.
  • You may experience low blood sugar when taken along with Phenylbutazone, concomitant use of these medicines is not recommended.
  • Be cautious when taken along with medicines to treat high blood sugar (insulin), and antibiotics (Sulfadiazine, Bactrim, clarithromycin).
  • Be cautious when taken along with medicines to treat high blood pressure or heart diseases (captopril or enalapril), and medicines to treat psychiatric illness (phenelzine, selegiline).
  • You may experience high blood sugar when taken along with medicines to treat asthma (salbutamol, ritodrine, terbutaline), you should be cautious
  • Be cautious when taken along with chlorpromazine, St John's Wort.
  • You may experience abnormal blood sugar levels when taken along with antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, gemifloxacin, and levofloxacin.
  • This medicine may increase the effects of medicines which reduce blood clotting like warfarin, and heparin.

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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking Diamicron XR 60 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 tab Diamicron XR 60 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 is Diamicron XR 60 tablet used for?

A: Diamicron XR 60 tablet is used to control high blood sugar levels in diabetic patients. This medicine lowers the raised blood sugar levels when it cannot be controlled by diet, exercise or other medicines alone.

Q: What is the composition of Diamicron Xr?

A: The composition of Diamicron Xr consists of gliclazide, as its active component.

Q: When should I take Diamicron XR 60 tablet, before or after food?

A: Diamicron Xr 60 should be taken exactly as told by the doctor. However, it's best to take it in the morning with breakfast. It is advisable to take it at the usual time each day for optimum results.

Q: What are the side effects of Diamicron XR?

A: Fever, headache, dizziness, nausea and vomiting are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Diamicron Xr. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Last Updated on: 10 August 2023 | 4:05 PM (IST)

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