Euglitol 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Euglitol 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Euglitol Tablet

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Uses of Euglitol Tablet

Euglitol 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Euglitol Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Euglitol 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 Euglitol 50mg Tablet with food.

How Euglitol Tablet works

Euglitol 50mg 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 Euglitol Tablet

Expert advice for Euglitol 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 Euglitol.
  • 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 Euglitol 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Euglitol 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.
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Lactation
Euglitol 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Euglitol 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Euglitol 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Euglitol 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Euglitol 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Euglitol 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Euglitol 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Miglitol, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Euglitol 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Miglitol

Yes, Euglitol is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Euglitol belongs to the class of anti-diabetic drugs called alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. It blocks an enzyme known as ?-glucoside hydrolase and thus delays glucose absorption from intestine, thereby reducing the excessive rise in blood sugar level after a meal.

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