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Discarb 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Discarb 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Discarb 25 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
38
₹3.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Discarb Tablet

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

Side Effects of Discarb are 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.

In Depth Information on Discarb Tablet

Expert advice for Discarb Tablet

  • 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.
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Discarb Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Discarb Tablet
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?uses

If you miss a dose of Discarb 25 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Discarb Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Acarbose

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Discarb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Discarb with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep
Discarb with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Bisprol, Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar
Discarb with Ranitidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo, Rin, Ranis, Randor, No Gas, Ritin, Raniciz, Zivitec, Ranitidine, Ranitol
Discarb with Collagen Peptide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Discarb with Carvedilol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carvedilol: Cardichem, Carvdol, Carvigal, Carvenol, Vasicard, Carvadil, Cardivas, Carzec, Carvedil, Carvipress
Discarb with Roxatidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane
Discarb with Glucosamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glucosamine: Carizen, Gluconol, HGM, Glucomove, Cartimax, Joinix, Fleximax, Kondro, Reostin, Viartril
Discarb with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Hyptol, Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Tiplab, Labecor, Alpha Dip
Discarb with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Discarb with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit, Taline, Biosert, Pifser, Yline, Mares, Serwal, Setalin, Setrakon
Discarb with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Discarb with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Discarb with Dexamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone: Dexamax, OD Dex, Adexa, Dexaril, Dexarain, Dexalide, Dexton, Dekadin, Pfidex, Dexacron
Discarb with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Discarb with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Discarb with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic
Discarb with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Discarb with Deflazacort
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze, Jeevcort, Flazassil, Exacort, Solo D
Discarb with Cimetidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: C Met
Discarb with Lafutidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafcid, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac
Discarb with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Discarb with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort, Cortilup, Primacort, Hydrocort
Discarb with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pancreatin: Digeplex T, Enzabil, Enzelo, Aflate N, Panstal N, Panzynorm-HS, Farizyme, Lapin
Discarb with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
Discarb with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Discarb with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Discarb with Propranolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise, Poplol, Capinol LA, Ranol, Reylol, Betapill, Zopilar, Bptab, Betasav
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase
Discarb with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC, Thiopred, Predar, Preden, Nephcorte, Sterid, Pensone
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