Diamicron MR is an antihyperglycemic medication indicated for the treatment of the control of blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes. It is manufactured by a leading pharmaceutical company, Servier Pharmaceuticals. It has an active component Gliclazide. It is offered in dosages like 30 mg and 60 mg.
Manufacturer: Servier Pharmaceuticals
Active Ingredient: This medication has the main active ingredient Gliclazide, which is a short-acting, high-potency, second-generation sulfonylurea compound. It shows hypoglycemic activity. It works by increasing peripheral insulin sensitivity. This antihyperglycemic agent indicated for the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. It is a sulfonylurea class of insulin secretagogues that stimulates β cells of the pancreas to release insulin.
It also increases both basal insulin secretion and meal-stimulated insulin release. It promotes peripheral glucose utilization, reduces hepatic gluconeogenesis and may increase the number and sensitivity of insulin receptors.
Indications: Given medication, Diamicron MR is approved for the conjunction with diet and exercise regimens to control high blood sugar in non-insulin diabetic people. Regulating high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, circulation problems, and blindness.
Action Mechanism: The working of this medicine depends on the active component present in medicine, Gliclazide. This medication Diamicron MR belongs to a class of drugs known as oral hypoglycemics. It is indicated for the control of blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes. It should be taken with proper diet and exercise. It increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas and helps the body utilize insulin more efficiently.
Dosages: This particular medicine is available in the following dosages:
- 30 mg: This extended-release tablet should be taken once a day at the same time every day exactly as mentioned in the prescription by the doctor
- 60 mg: It is a delayed-release tablet must be consumed once a day as directed by the doctor
Note: Avoid consuming double dose to make up for a missed one. It must be consumed only after prescribed by the doctor.