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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Diamicron, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Diamicron side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Diamicron.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Diamicron side effects are:
Erectile Disfunction (60 reports)
Muscle (39 reports)
Increased Weight (26 reports)
Arm Muscle Pain (15 reports)
Joint Pain (11 reports)
Abdominal Pain (9 reports)
Dry Skim (9 reports)
Erectiledysfunction (5 reports)
Diarrhea (3 reports)

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Diamicron Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Diamicron reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Diamicron on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Rash Erythematous, Dermatitis, Rash Maculo-papular
on Feb 13, 2012 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 77 years of age, was treated with Diamicron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: rash erythematous, dermatitis, rash maculo-papular. Diamicron dosage: 160 Mg, 2x/day.
Associated medications used:
  • Metformin (2 Df, 2x/day)
  • Vitamin B Complex Cap (2 Df, 1x/day)
  • Ferrous Fumarate (2 Df, 2x/day)
  • Multivitamin (2 Df, 1x/day)
  • Aromasin (25 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Aredia (Unk)


Ligament Sprain, Tendon Rupture
Patient was taking Diamicron. Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: ligament sprain, tendon rupture on Feb 07, 2012 from TURKEY Additional patient health information: Female , 59 years of age, weighting 145.5 lb, was diagnosed with and. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Metformin Hcl
  • Glucobay
  • Betaserc
  • Metoprolol Tartrate And Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Lantus
  • Minoset
  • Solostar


Dry Mouth, Dizziness, Supraventricular Extrasystoles
Adverse event was reported on Jan 20, 2012 by a Female taking Diamicron Mr (gliclazide) (Dosage: N/A) . Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 65 years of age, After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: dry mouth, dizziness, supraventricular extrasystoles.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Perindopril Erbumine (Q10 Mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Amlodipine Besylate
  • Glucophage
  • Prexum Plus (indapamide, Perindopril) (1.25 Mg/4 Mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Aspirin
  • Aceon (4 Mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Adco-simvastatin (simvastatin)


Angioedema
on Feb 08, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Diamicron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: angioedema. Diamicron dosage: 07jun-26aug11,30mg 26aug11-cont,60mg.
Associated medications used:


Breast Mass
on Jan 30, 2012 Female from BRAZIL , 73 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Diamicron. Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: breast mass. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Nexium
  • Irbesartan
  • Procimax
  • Vytorin (10/20 Mg)
  • Galvus Met (50/850 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

Injection Site Nodule, Injection Site Induration
Patient was taking Diamicron. After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: injection site nodule, injection site induration on Jan 13, 2012 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Male , 56 years of age, weighting 176.4 lb, was diagnosed with and. Diamicron dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Rash, Lymphadenopathy
Adverse event was reported on Jan 04, 2012 by a Male taking Diamicron (Dosage: Unk) . Location: FRANCE , 71 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: rash, lymphadenopathy.
Associated medications used:
  • Lasix (Unk)
  • Nozinan (Unk)
  • Glucophage (Unk)
  • Orbenin Cap (Unk)
  • Lepticur (Unk)
  • Athymil (Unk)
  • Ramipril (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Adenocarcinoma
on Dec 22, 2011 Female from FRANCE , 68 years of age, was treated with Diamicron. Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: adenocarcinoma. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Haemorrhagic Anaemia, Melaena
on Dec 19, 2011 Female from ITALY , 87 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Diamicron. After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: haemorrhagic anaemia, melaena. Diamicron dosage: Daily Dose 30 Mg.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Losazid (Daily Dose 62.5 Mg)
  • Aspirin (100 Mg, Qd)


Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiac Failure, Pneumonia
Patient was taking Diamicron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: diabetes mellitus, cardiac failure, pneumonia on Dec 05, 2011 from BRAZIL Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 141.1 lb, was diagnosed with and. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Metformin Hydrochloride
  • Diovan (1 Df, Daily)
  • Diovan (2 Df, Daily)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt
  • Simvastatin
  • Amlodipine Besylate
  • Isosorbide Mononitrate
  • Clopidogrel
Patient was hospitalized.

Inflammation Of Wound, Wound Secretion, Haematoma
Adverse event was reported on Dec 07, 2011 by a Female taking Diamicron (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FRANCE , weighting 176.4 lb, Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: inflammation of wound, wound secretion, haematoma.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Osteopenia, Bursitis, Gastric Polyps, Diarrhoea, Weight Decreased, Decreased Appetite, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
on Nov 25, 2011 Female from BRAZIL , 65 years of age, weighting 103.6 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Diamicron. After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: osteopenia, bursitis, gastric polyps, diarrhoea, weight decreased, decreased appetite, diabetes mellitus inadequate control. Diamicron dosage: Tid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Janumet (Od)
  • Nexium
  • Crestor
  • Nexium
  • Metformin Hydrochloride (Od)


Inflammation Of Wound
on Nov 25, 2011 Female from FRANCE , weighting 176.4 lb, was treated with Diamicron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: inflammation of wound. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Abscess, Abscess Rupture
Patient was taking Diamicron. Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: abdominal abscess, abscess rupture on Nov 08, 2011 from BELGIUM Additional patient health information: Male , 80 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes prophylaxis
  • colon cancer metastatic
  • hypertension
  • cardiovascular event prophylaxis
  • palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome
  • prophylaxis against gastrointestinal ulcer
  • prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting
and. Diamicron dosage: 240 Mg Total Daily Dose.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Sorafenib (raf Kinase Inhibitor) (200 Mg Morning, 400 Mg Evening)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (10 Mg Total Daily Dose)
  • Lisinopril (10 Mg Total Daily Dose)
  • Naproxen (1100 Mg Total Daily Dose)
  • Pantoprazole (20 Mg Total Daily Dose)
  • Motilium (10 Mg, Prn)
Patient was hospitalized.

Bone Marrow Failure, Haemoglobin Decreased, Asthenia, Haematoma, Pancytopenia
Adverse event was reported on Nov 04, 2011 by a Female taking Diamicron (Dosage: 30 Mg, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: FRANCE , weighting 108.0 lb, After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: bone marrow failure, haemoglobin decreased, asthenia, haematoma, pancytopenia. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Bilirubin Increased, Bilirubin Conjugated Increased, Jaundice, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
on Nov 08, 2011 Male from CANADA , 53 years of age, weighting 291.0 lb, was treated with Diamicron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: blood bilirubin increased, bilirubin conjugated increased, jaundice, liver function test abnormal, gamma-glutamyltransferase increased, aspartate aminotransferase increased, alanine aminotransferase increased. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Nexium
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Lyrica
  • Lipitor
  • Januvia
  • Methyldopa
Patient was hospitalized.

Fall, Epistaxis
on Oct 30, 2011 Female from NEW ZEALAND , weighting 200.6 lb, was treated with Diamicron. Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: fall, epistaxis. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Pradaxa (300 Mg)
  • Cholecalciferol
  • Bezalip
  • Metoprolol Succinate
  • Diltiazem Hcl
  • Inhibace (5mg/12.5)
  • Lipitor
  • Cartia Xt
Patient was hospitalized.

Microcytic Anaemia, Disease Recurrence, Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Platelet Count Decreased
Patient was taking Diamicron (gliclazide). After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: microcytic anaemia, disease recurrence, acute myeloid leukaemia, platelet count decreased on Oct 20, 2011 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 55 years of age, . Diamicron (gliclazide) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Asthma, Cardiac Failure
Adverse event was reported on Nov 02, 2011 by a Male taking Diamicron (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AUSTRALIA , 56 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: asthma, cardiac failure.
Associated medications used:

Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia
on Oct 17, 2011 Male from FRANCE , 72 years of age, was treated with Diamicron. Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: neutropenia, thrombocytopenia. Diamicron dosage: Unk Ukn, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tasigna (200 Mg, Daily)
  • Diltiazem Hcl (Unk Ukn, Unk)


Cytolytic Hepatitis, Prothrombin Time Ratio Decreased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
on Oct 26, 2011 Female from FRANCE , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Diamicron. After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: cytolytic hepatitis, prothrombin time ratio decreased, aspartate aminotransferase increased, alanine aminotransferase increased. Diamicron dosage: 30 Mg, 2x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (20 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Gleevec (400 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Lorazepam (1 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Irbesartan (300 Mg, 1x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Nephrolithiasis, Haematuria
Patient was taking Diamicron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: nephrolithiasis, haematuria on Oct 07, 2011 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 198.4 lb, . Diamicron dosage: 60 Mg.
Associated medications used:
  • Prinivil (5 Mg)
  • Pradaxa (300 Mg)
  • Crestor (5 Mg)
  • Nexium (40 Mg)
  • Metformin Hcl (2000 Mg)
  • Sotalol Hydrochloride (160 Mg)


Quadriplegia, Cough, Guillain-barre Syndrome, Sinusitis, Influenza, Bedridden, Conjunctivitis, Pyrexia
Adverse event was reported on Oct 04, 2011 by a Male taking Diamicron (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: BRAZIL , weighting 180.8 lb, Patient felt the following Diamicron side effects: quadriplegia, cough, guillain-barre syndrome, sinusitis, influenza, bedridden, conjunctivitis, pyrexia.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Myositis, Low Density Lipoprotein Increased, Myalgia, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
on Sep 27, 2011 Female from AUSTRALIA , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Diamicron. After Diamicron was administered, patient encountered several Diamicron side effects: myositis, low density lipoprotein increased, myalgia, blood creatine phosphokinase increased. Diamicron dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Micardis
  • Vytorin
  • Simvastatin
  • Metformin Hcl
  • Clopidogrel
Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute
on Sep 07, 2011 Male from GREECE , 57 years of age, was treated with Diamicron Mr (gliclazide). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diamicron side effects: renal failure acute. Diamicron Mr (gliclazide) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

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