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Acarbose Tablet

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Acarbose Tablet

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Prescription Required

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  1. Acarbose Benefits & Uses
  2. Acarbose Dosage & How to Take
  3. Acarbose Side Effects
  4. Acarbose Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Acarbose with Other Drugs
  6. Acarbose Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Acarbose
  8. Acarbose Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Acarbose Benefits & Uses

Acarbose is used to treat the following -

  1. टाइप 2 मधुमेह Primary

Acarbose Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Acarbose

Acarbose

Acarbose Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Acarbose is used -

  1. Flatulence Mild
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Anemia Moderate
  5. Increased Liver Enzymes
  6. Yellow eyes
  7. Yellow skin

Acarbose Related Warnings

Is the use of Acarbose safe for pregnant women?

There are no side effects of Acarbose in pregnant women.

Safe

Is the use of Acarbose safe during breastfeeding?

In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Acarbose in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Acarbose is unavailable.

Unknown

What is the effect of Acarbose on the Kidneys?

Consumption of Acarbose can harm the kidneys. So it is important to take medical advice beforehand.

Severe

What is the effect of Acarbose on the Liver?

Acarbose can cause side effects that could harm the liver. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Acarbose on the Heart?

Acarbose may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Acarbose with Other Drugs

Acarbose should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Acarbose Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acarbose unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Stomach Infection
  4. Liver Cirrhosis
  5. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  6. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Frequently asked Questions about Acarbose

Is this Acarbose habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Acarbose has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Acarbose does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

There are no side effects of Acarbose, so it is safe for use.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Acarbose cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Acarbose Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Acarbose

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Acarbose, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Acarbose

Taking Acarbose with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Precose® (acarbose tablets)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 277
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