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EUGLITOL 50MG TABLET

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Composition FOR EUGLITOL

Miglitol(50 mg)

food interaction for EUGLITOL

alcohol interaction for EUGLITOL

pregnancy interaction for EUGLITOL

lactation interaction for EUGLITOL

medicine interaction for EUGLITOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Euglitol 50mg tablet with food.
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Miglitol(50 mg)

    Uses

    Euglitol 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

    How it 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. Euglitol 50mg tablet thereby slows the digestion of sugar in the intestines and primarily lowers the post-meal rise in blood sugar levels.

    Common side effects

    Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea

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    Expert advice FOR EUGLITOL

    • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines. 
    • Miglitol is administered orally and should be chewed with the first mouthful of food, or swallowed whole with a little liquid directly before the meal.
    • Miglitol does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.
    • Notify your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant.

    Frequently asked questions FOR EUGLITOL

    Miglitol

    Q.

    Is miglitol safe?
    Yes, Miglitol is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    How does miglitol work?
    Miglitol 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)