gliclazide

Adult
Uses
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Drug interactions
  • alcohol, fluconazole, fluoxetine, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), NSAIDs, quinolones, salicylates, sulfonamides, cimetidine
Cautions
  • reduce dose if renal or hepatic dysfunction
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • hypoglycemia (elderly)
  • weight gain (obese)
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • sulfa skin reaction
  • GI effects
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
80mg twice daily
Monitoring
  • renal function tests
Source of Suggestion