Dialon Tablet is used to reduce the high blood sugar level due to improper production or use of insulin in the body (also called, type 2 diabetes mellitus). It is a prescription medicine. It works by lowering the amount of glucose in the body. It also increases the response of the body to insulin.
Dialon Tablet may also be taken in combination with other medicines to treat certain conditions as recommended by the doctor. Dialon Tablet is used together with sulphonylureas to lower the total cholesterol levels in the blood and may increase the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).
When not to use
Dialon belongs to a class of medicines called Anti-Diabetic. Anti-diabetic drugs are a class of medicines used to treat diabetes mellitus. It control diabetes by lowering the sugar level in the blood. Antidiabetic drugs include insulin and the oral hypoglycemic agents.
How to use
Read the directions on the product label, patient guide, or medicine guide provided by the medicine company or your pharmacist before starting to use Dialon Tablet. If you have any questions related to this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Consume this medicine as recommended by your doctor.
Dialon Tablet is consumed with food. This medicine should be taken with meals two or three times a day. Dialon Tablet is consumed usually in the evening.
The typical dose of Dialon is initial dose of 850 mg once a day or 500 mg twice a day with food (not more than 2550 mg in a day). The usual dose for children is initial dose of 500 mg twice a day (not more than 2000 mg in children 10-16 years). The maximum adult dose of Dialon is 2550 mg in a day. This medicine is not known to be habit-forming.