Medicine Overview of AC Tablet
AC 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. AC 25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
AC 25mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes that cause breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
In Depth Information on AC Tablet
Ac is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Ac.
Ac lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels, and therefore should be taken just before meals.
Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhoea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.
AC Tablet related warnings
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
AC 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
AC 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
AC 25mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
AC 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AC 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of AC 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
AC 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AC 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of AC 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of AC 25mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about AC Tablet
No, Ac is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Ac is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Ac when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Ac generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
Ac does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if taken as prescribed. However, low blood sugar can occur if you take Ac with another blood sugar lowering medicine, delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol
Generally, the effect of Ac lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking AC with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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