Acarbose is used to treat diabetes in combination with diet and other medications.
Acarbose controls the blood sugar levels which usually rise after meals by inhibiting a specific enzyme and slowing down the digestion process.
Known allergy to acarbose
Severe liver disease
Intestinal conditions like inflammatory bowel disease
Severe kidney disease
Type 2 diabetes in a dose of 25 to 100 mg three times a day
Tablet to take by mouth, just before the first bite of each meal.
Use with caution during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid alcohol intake as it leads to low blood sugar level.
Charcoal and digestive enzymes may decrease the effect of acarbose when taken together.
Store it at room temperature in a tight container. Protect from moisture.
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