Diabeton is a drug used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Release form and composition
Let out round white tablets Diabeton, on 20 pieces. in blisters. Each of them contains 80 mg of gliclazide and excipients - magnesium stearate, anhydrous colloidal silicon dioxide, maltodextrin, calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, hypromellose 100 cP and 4000 cP.
Indications for use
The drug is used in cases of diabetes mellitus type 2 moderate in cases where previous diet has been ineffective.
Diabeton is also used in combination therapy with other sulfonylurea derivatives in the prevention of microcirculation disorders.
The purpose of the drug is unacceptable in cases of hypersensitivity to the components included in its composition.
Diabeton use is contraindicated during pregnancy and during breastfeeding, in patients with type 1 diabetes, severe impaired renal function and liver, ketoacidosis, diabetic precoma and coma.
Dosing and Administration
The drug must be taken on an empty stomach inside 30 minutes before or after 2 hours after a meal. The dose of the drug and the duration of treatment are determined by the doctor individually, depending on the clinical manifestations of the disease. In most cases, the initial dose of Diabeton is 80 mg, and the average daily dose is 0.16-0.32 g. Tablets are taken twice a day.
The instructions for Diabeton indicate that the drug may cause side effects from various body systems, namely:
- Hypoglycemia (endocrine system);
- Anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis and anemia (hematopoietic system);
- Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain and diarrhea (digestive system).
Also Diabeton can cause angina, tachycardia, arrhythmia, increased sweating and skin allergic reactions - itching and rash.
Symptom drug overdose is hypoglycemia. In such cases, the appointment of symptomatic treatment.
During the period of use of Diabeton, it is necessary to regularly eat on an empty stomach and after a meal to determine the content of glucose in the blood.
Due to the fact that the drug can cause dyspeptic phenomena, it is recommended to take tablets in the morning.
The simultaneous appointment of Diabeton with miconazole is unacceptable.
During the entire period of drug therapy, it is important to follow a low-calorie, low-carb diet.
During treatment with diabetes, patients should be careful when conducting potentially hazardous activities that require increased attention and quickness of psychomotor reactions.
The drug synonyms include Glyukostabil, Diabefarm, Diabinax, Diatica and Glidiab.
Analogues of Diabeton are Glurenorm, Movogleklen, Diameride, Meglimid, Glibex, Amaril, Glemaz and Chlorpropamid.
Terms and conditions of storage
The instructions to Diabeton indicated that the drug should be stored in a dark, dry and inaccessible to children place, at a temperature varying between 15-30 ° C.
You can get the drug in pharmacies by prescription. The shelf life of tablets is two years.