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Euglitol 50 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Euglitol Tablet

Euglitol 50 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It should be taken just before meals as it lowers the post-meal blood sugar levels. This prevents the long-term complications of diabetes mellitus. Use of Euglitol 50 mg Tablet along with a proper diet and exercise results in a better blood sugar control. Initially, it may cause side effects such as stomach pain, bloating, and gas, but these get better with time.

Uses of Euglitol Tablet

Euglitol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

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. Euglitol 50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Euglitol Tablet works

Euglitol 50 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits an enzyme that helps in conversion of carbohydrates to glucose. This slows down carbohydrate digestion/absorption thereby preventing increase in blood glucose after meals.

Euglitol Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Euglitol 50 mg Tablet. Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Euglitol 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Euglitol 50 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
Euglitol 50 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Euglitol 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Euglitol 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Euglitol 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Euglitol 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Euglitol 50 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Euglitol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Euglitol 50 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.
Euglitol 50 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Euglitol 50 mg Tablet lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken just before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Euglitol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zosert
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Euglitol

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Sir/madam Diabetes type--Type-2 Diabetes Im taking 1 tablet in morning after TIFFIN. Tablet--GLYCOMET-GP2 FORTE. This 1 tablet sufficient as my Diabetes checkup results.& My liver Mildly enlarged this is my problem so pls expalin only 1 Tablet wii effect on any parts of my body Pls ExplainFBS-170 PPBS-190
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to examine and priscribe medicine for you.Without examine , can't priscribe any medicine in your case.so plz consult doctor near by or can visit our clinic
I have type 2 diabetes. Can I use IME-9 tablets.if yes. Tell me the dosage and when
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
yes you can usehttps://www.1mg.com/otc/ime-9-tablet-otc3286611-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner,take this medicine along with your treatment
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FAQs

Q. Is Euglitol safe?

Yes, Euglitol is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. How does Euglitol work?

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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References
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  2. Nolte MS. Pancreatic hormones and antidiabetic drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 743-44.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 919-920.
  4. Miglitol. Leverkusen, Germany: Bayer HealthCare AG; 2018. [Accessed 12 Mar. 2019] (online) Availble from:External Link
  5. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Miglitol. [revised 12 Oct. 2012]. [Accessed 14 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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