Glucar 50mg Tablet

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Glucar 50mg Tablet

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₹13.04/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Glucar Tablet

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Uses of Glucar Tablet

Glucar 50mg 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.
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Side effects of Glucar Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Glucar 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 Glucar 50mg Tablet with food.

How Glucar Tablet works

Glucar 50mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes that cause breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.

In Depth Information on Glucar Tablet

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

Use of Glucar 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Glucar 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucar 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Glucar 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Betsone 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Glucar 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Acarbose

No, Glucar is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Glucar is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Glucar when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Glucar generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
Glucar does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if taken as prescribed. However, low blood sugar can occur if you take Glucar with another blood sugar lowering medicine, delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol
Generally, the effect of Glucar lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.
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User Submitted Feedback For Glucar 50mg Tablet

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