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Euglitol (Miglitol) Drug Price and Information

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Miglitol (Euglitol) 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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Euglitol - Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. (Ahpl)

Euglitol Tablet  


Generic : Miglitol
  50
25mg
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 08, 2019

Substitute/Alternative Medication to Euglitol

When is Euglitol prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

Diabetes
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Euglitol(Miglitol) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does Euglitol cause weight loss?

A: Euglitol has been shown to help with weight loss. Euglitol is more effective than other alpha-glucosidase inhibitors at lowering patient body weight(1 Trusted Source
Miglitol prevents diet-induced obesity by stimulating brown adipose tissue and energy expenditure independent of preventing the digestion of carbohydrates

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).

Q: Can Euglitol cause severe hypoglycemia?

A: Euglitol alone does not cause hypoglycemia(low blood sugar). Euglitol may cause hypoglycemia when combined with other hypoglycemic agents(2 Trusted Source
Miglitol

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Q: When should Euglitol be taken?

A: Euglitol should be taken orally with food. Euglitol is usually taken three times per day with the first bite of a meal(3 Trusted Source
Miglitol

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Q: Is Euglitol safe in elderly patients?

A: Euglitol may be beneficial in elderly patients. There are no dosage adjustments needed in elderly patients, those with hepatic impairment, or those with mild to moderate renal insufficiency(4 Trusted Source
Miglitol: a review of its therapeutic potential in type 2 diabetes mellitus

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).

Q: Who should not take Euglitol?

A: Euglitol is not recommended for 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(5 Trusted Source
Information about Miglitol

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).

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