Miglitol (Migtor (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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In which conditions should Migtor (50 mg) be avoided?
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.
What are the Precautions needed with Migtor (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.
Are there any additional Precautions?
Monitor blood sugar level regularly.
At What Temperature Should it be Stored?
Store it at room temperature (15-30°C), and in an airtight container.
A: Migtor (50 mg) has been shown to help with weight loss. Migtor (50 mg) 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
A: Migtor (50 mg) 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
A: Migtor (50 mg) 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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1. Miglitol prevents diet-induced obesity by stimulating brown adipose tissue and energy expenditure independent of preventing the digestion of carbohydrates - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23995917/#: )
4. Miglitol: a review of its therapeutic potential in type 2 diabetes mellitus - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10776834/ )
5. Information about Miglitol - (https://www.medindia.net/doctors/drug_information/miglitol.htm )
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