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Generic Precose (tm) Acarbose 25, 50mg

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Generic Name : Acarbose
Therapy : Diabetes
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Generic Precose (tm) Acarbose 25, 50mg

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Chemical Name: ACARBOSE (AY-car-bose)


Other name brands for this medication
Glucobay, Gludase, Glucar, Disorb, Rebose, Diabose

Possible Uses of Acarbose: This medicine is a glucosidase inhibitor used to treat diabetes.

Before using Acarbose: Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if you are taking digoxin. USE OF THIS MEDICINE IS NOT RECOMMENDED if you have a history of acidosis or colon or liver conditions. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.

How to take Acarbose: Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take this medicine at the start (with the first bite) of each main meal. IF YOU ARE TAKING THIS MEDICINE with another oral medicine for diabetes, be sure you understand you must use glucose to treat a low blood sugar reaction. With this medicine, sucrose (table sugar) products cannot treat low blood sugar reactions. STORE THIS MEDICINE below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do NOT take 2 doses at once.

Precautions When Using Acarbose: DO NOT STOP USING THIS MEDICINE without first checking with your doctor. KEEP ALL DOCTOR AND LABORATORY APPOINTMENTS while you are using this medicine. FOLLOW THE DIETARY PLAN provided by your doctor. BEFORE YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL OR DENTAL TREATMENTS, EMERGENCY CARE, OR SURGERY, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine. BEFORE YOU BEGIN TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with your doctor or pharmacist. This includes cold and allergy medicines, vitamins, and medicines used to help with digestion. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.

Side Effects of Acarbose: SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include gas, bloating, diarrhea, or stomach pain. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

Drug Interactions of Acarbose: Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your medicines interact with each other. Check drug interactions

Overdose of Acarbose: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include gas, diarrhea, and stomach discomfort.

Other Information of Acarbose: DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.

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FAQ

1. What is Acarbose and what is it used for?
Acarbose is a medical drug which belongs to a class of medication called Alpha glucosidase inhibitors. This medicine is used to treat high blood sugar levels in the patients dealing with type 2 diabetes. It is also used as prediabetes medication in some countries.

2. When and how to use Acarbose?
Acarbose is available to us in a form of pill that must be taken by mouth with the first bite of meal or as per your doctor's prescription. it is usually taken 3 times a day or as per your meal schedule. The dosage is based on your medical condition and its response to the treatment. Take the medicine at the same time daily to get the most benefits from it. Do not increase your dosage as it may lead to much decrease in your blood pressure. Do not take this medicine more often than prescribed as the risk of side effects may increase without any improvement in your condition. Keep a check on your blood sugar level on a daily basis. Discuss all the other medicine that you may be taking with your doctor and consult them in case of any confusion.

3. What are the side effects of Acarbose?
Common side effects observed while medicating with Acarbose are gas, diarrhea, discomfort/pain may occur. Inform your doctor if these conditions persist or get worse. There are some severe side effects which must be informed to the doctor right away if observed such as signs of liver problem (such as nausea/vomiting that doesn't stop, loss of appetite, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine), symptoms of low blood sugar include sudden sweating, shaking, fast heartbeat, hunger, blurred vision, dizziness, or tingling hands/feet, Symptoms of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) include thirst, increased urination, confusion, drowsiness, flushing, rapid breathing, and fruity breath odor, constipation, blood/mucus in stool etc. There are also some rare but serious allergic reactions to this medicine which requires immediate medical attention if observed such as severe dizziness, trouble breathing, rash, itching/swelling etc.

4. How quickly does Acarbose work?
Acarbose is a kind of medicine that is used to treat high blood sugar levels of the body. It does not work instinctively. Ideally it may take 2 weeks to deliver its initial effects. However, to observe its full effect, Acarbose may take around 18-20 weeks of regular medication.

5. How does Acarbose work?
Acarbose works by blocking or slowing down the action of a natural substance in our body that breaks down food to glucose in our blood. Resisting the food digestion will avoid blood sugar levels to rise after every meal. This will also reduce the amount of sugar your body absorbs from the food and will provide time for your pancreas to secrete more insulin to control the blood sugar level of your body.

6. Does Acarbose affect your weight?
Acarbose is a kind of medicine that can be used alone or in combination with other medicine and exercise. Acarbose when used with a low calorie diet and exercise seems to cause loss of weight especially in overweight and obsessed people usually in high carbohydrates.

7. Is Acarbose better than metformin?
Acarbose and Metformin, both the medicine has a similar glucose-lowering effect when used as a monotherapy. However, Metformin has proven to be slightly better than Acarbose.

8. Is Acarbose a safe medicine?
When used as prescribed, Acarbose has a minimum risk of low blood sugar level(Hypoglycaemia) and is generally well tolerated. However, few gastrointestinal side effects are observed occasionally. Acarbose also improves vascular health and involves an antiplatelet effect.

9. Is Acarbose safe during pregnancy?
Due to limited studies and research, there is no data regarding the interaction of acarbose during pregnancy. So, one must avoid this medicine during pregnancy. Also, Acarbose is excreted into breast milk therefore breastfeeding is also not recommended for acarbose.


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