AC Z Tablet

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Acme Pharmaceutical

Composition for AC Z NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
41.55
₹4.15/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of AC Z Tablet

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Uses of AC Z Tablet

AC Z Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of AC Z Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use AC Z 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. It is better to take AC Z Tablet with food.

How AC Z Tablet works

Ac z tablet is active in the small intestine, where it inhibits enzymes which are responsible for the breakdown of complex sugar into simple sugars such as glucose. Which thereby slows the digestion of sugar in the intestines and primarily lowers the post-meal rise in blood sugar levels.

In Depth Information on AC Z Tablet

Expert advice for AC Z Tablet

  • It is very common to have flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea as a side effect. To prevent this it should be taken just before each meal.
  • It may cause low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) if used with sulfonylureas.
  • You should avoid using bile acid resins and antacids with Ac z.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with chronic intestinal disorders, hernias, intestinal obstruction and intestinal ulcers.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
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Warnings
Special precautions for AC Z Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
AC Z 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.
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Lactation
AC Z Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limit
ed human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
AC Z Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
AC Z Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AC Z Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of AC Z Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
AC Z Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AC Z Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of AC Z Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Rantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for AC Z NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Acarbose

No, Ac z is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Ac z is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Ac z when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Ac z generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
Ac z does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if taken as prescribed. However, low blood sugar can occur if you take Ac z 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 z lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.
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Substitutes for AC Z

No substitutes found for this medicine
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