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Drug information on Glucobay (100mg) (Acarbose) from BAYER (INDIA) LTD

Glucobay (100mg)

  Tablet  
BAYER (INDIA) LTD
Generic : Acarbose
 130.00
100mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Acarbose

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.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Glucobay (100mg) may be prescribed


Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Type 2 diabetes in a dose of 25 to 100 mg three times a day

How to use Glucobay (100mg)?

Tablet to take by mouth, just before the first bite of each meal.

When is Glucobay (100mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

• Known allergy to acarbose
• Diabetic ketoacidosis
• Severe liver disease
• Intestinal conditions like inflammatory bowel disease
• Severe kidney disease

Warnings and Precautions for Glucobay (100mg)

Use with caution during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Glucobay (100mg)

• Avoid alcohol intake as it leads to low blood sugar level.

Drug Interactions of Glucobay (100mg)

• Charcoal and digestive enzymes may decrease the effect of acarbose when taken together.

Storage Conditions for Glucobay (100mg)

Store it at room temperature in a tight container. Protect from moisture.



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