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Drug information on Euglitol (50mg) (Miglitol) from Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL)

Euglitol (50mg)

Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL)
Generic : Miglitol
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Miglitol

Miglitol(Glyset) generic Euglitol (50mg) 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 Euglitol (50mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Euglitol (50mg)

  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 Euglitol (50mg)?

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

When is Euglitol (50mg) 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 Euglitol (50mg)

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 Euglitol (50mg)

Monitor blood sugar level regularly.

Storage Conditions for Euglitol (50mg)

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

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