Discarb 25 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Discarb Tablet
Discarb 25 mg 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.
Discarb Tablet side effects
Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Discarb 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. Discarb 25 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Discarb Tablet works
Discarb 25 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by slowing down the digestion and absorption of glucose in the small intestine. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
Discarb Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Discarb 25 mg 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
Discarb 25 mg 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
Discarb 25 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Discarb 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Discarb 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Discarb 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Discarb 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Discarb 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Discarb 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Discarb Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Discarb 25 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Discarb 25 mg Tablet
₹3.8/Tablet
Glucobay 25mg Tablet
Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹7.7/Tablet
103% costlier
Recarb 25mg Tablet
Bal Pharma Ltd
₹4.6/Tablet
21% costlier
Diabose 25mg Tablet
Micro Labs Ltd
₹6.85/Tablet
80% costlier
Glubose 25mg Tablet
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹3.92/Tablet
3% costlier
₹4.18/Tablet
10% costlier

Expert Advice

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  • Discarb 25 mg Tablet 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 Discarb 25 mg Tablet.
  • Discarb 25 mg Tablet 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Discarb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acigo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Digeplex T
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zosert
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cardichem
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Discarb

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High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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FAQs

Q. Is Discarb/Glucobay a protein?
No, Discarb is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Q. Is Discarb safe?
Discarb is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Discarb cause weight fluctuations?
Discarb when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Discarb generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
Q. Does Discarb cause hypoglycemia?
Discarb does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if taken as prescribed. However, low blood sugar can occur if you take Discarb with another blood sugar lowering medicine, delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol
Q. How long does Discarb last?
Generally, the effect of Discarb lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Bal Pharma Limited, #21&22, Bommasandra Industrial. Area, Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560 099., Karnataka., INDIA.
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