Medicine Overview of Acarex Tablet
Uses of Acarex Tablet
Acarex 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Side effects of Acarex Tablet
Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
How to use Acarex 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 Acarex 25mg Tablet with food.
How Acarex Tablet works
Acarex 25mg 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 Acarex Tablet
Expert advice for Acarex 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 Acarex.
- 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.
Special precautions for Acarex 25mg Tablet
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Acarex 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Acarex 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Acarex 25mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Acarex 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acarex 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Acarex 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Acarex 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Acarex 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acarex 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Acarex 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Acarex 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Rantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection
If you miss a dose of Acarbose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Acarex 25mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Acarbose
No, Acarex is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Acarex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Acarex when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Acarex generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
Acarex does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if taken as prescribed. However, low blood sugar can occur if you take Acarex with another blood sugar lowering medicine, delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol
Generally, the effect of Acarex lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.
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