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AC 50mg Tablet

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Composition for AC 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of AC 50mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
68
₹6.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of AC Tablet

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Uses of AC Tablet

AC 50mg 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.
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AC Tablet side effects

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use AC Tablet

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 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How AC Tablet works

AC 50mg 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

Expert advice for 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.
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AC Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for AC Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
AC 50mg 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.
Lactation
AC 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
AC 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
AC 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AC 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of AC 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
AC 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AC 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of AC 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of AC Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of AC 50mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about AC Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Acarbose

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
AC with Labetalol
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AC with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
AC with Cimetidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
AC with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD
AC with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
AC with Citalopram
SERIOUS
AC with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran
AC with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
AC with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
AC with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
AC with Lafutidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
AC with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
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