Glucobay

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    Glucobay Information

    Glucobay is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Diabetes Type 2.

    The optimal dosage of Glucobay is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Glucobay can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Glucobay go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    It is also important to note that Glucobay has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Glucobay's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Glucobay related warnings section.

    Glucobay is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Cirrhosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Glucobay have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Besides this, Glucobay may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Glucobay, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Glucobay Benefits & Uses

    Glucobay is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    • Diabetes Type 2

    Glucobay 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Glucobay Side Effects

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

    Moderate

    Mild

    • पेट की गैस
    • पेट दर्द
    • Diarrhoea

    Glucobay Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Glucobay safe for pregnant women?


      Glucobay is safe for pregnant women.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Glucobay safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Glucobay on the Kidneys?


      Effects of Glucobay on kidney can be severe. It is not safe to use it without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Glucobay on the Liver?


      Use of Glucobay may be dangerous for the liver. Do not use it without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Glucobay on the Heart?


      Glucobay is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Glucobay with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Glucobay Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Glucobay

    • Is this Glucobay habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Glucobay.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Glucobay since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Glucobay is safe for use.

      Safe
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Glucobay cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Glucobay Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Glucobay


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

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Glucobay


      Taking alcohol with Glucobay can be dangerous.

      Severe


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Precose® (acarbose tablets)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 277



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