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Acarbose Information

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 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?

Acarbose is safe to take during pregnancy.


Is the use of Acarbose safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Acarbose on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Acarbose will cause side effects or not.


What is the effect of Acarbose on the Kidneys?

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


What is the effect of Acarbose on the Liver?

Acarbose may have severe effects on your [Organ], so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.


What is the effect of Acarbose on the Heart?

Acarbose has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


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?

No, Acarbose is not habit forming.

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Acarbose as it does not make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

Yes, Acarbose does not show any kind of adverse effect.


Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Acarbose is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


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.


Interaction between Alcohol and Acarbose

Taking alcohol with Acarbose can be dangerous.



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  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