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Drug information on Diamig (50 mg) (Miglitol) from Micro Labs Ltd (DTF)

Diamig (50 mg)

Micro Labs Ltd (DTF)
Generic : Miglitol
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Miglitol

Miglitol(Glyset) generic Diamig (50 mg) is an oral anti-diabetic drug (alpha-glucosidase inhibitor), prescribed for type 2 diabetes either alone or with other medications. It slows down carbohydrates metabolism.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Diamig (50 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Diamig (50 mg)

  Most Common (Gastrointestinal)- Abdominal pain/bloating, diarrhea, flatulence, ileus (including paralytic ileus), subileus, gastrointestinal pain, nausea, abdominal distention.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The initial recommended dose is 25 mg 3 times daily. It may be increased after four to eight weeks to 50-100mg three times daily.

How to use Diamig (50 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Diamig (50 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (high blood glucose with the presence of ketones in the urine), inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal blockage, prolonged intestinal diseases and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Diamig (50 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of decreased level of sugar in blood, kidney impairment, liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Diamig (50 mg)

Monitor blood sugar level regularly.

Storage Conditions for Diamig (50 mg)

Store it at room temperature (15-30°C), and in an airtight container.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

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