Diacon (Gliclazide) is indicated for control of blood glucose in patients
with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (Type-2) whose hyperglycemia cannot be controlled by dietary measures, weight loss and physical exercise alone.
Dosage and administration:
The usual initial dose is 40 mg (1/2 tablet) to 80 mg (1 tablet) daily and may be increased up to 320 mg daily in divided doses when needed.Doses up to 160 mg daily may be taken in a single dose.Diacon (Gliclazide) should be taken before meal.
Missed dose :If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible.However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.Do not take double doses.