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Glucarb 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Glucarb 25 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Glucarb 25 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Glucarb Tablet

Uses of Glucarb Tablet

Glucarb 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.

Glucarb Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Glucarb are Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Glucarb 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. Glucarb 25 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glucarb Tablet works

Glucarb 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 Glucarb Tablet

Expert advice for Glucarb Tablet

  • Glucarb 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 Glucarb 25 mg Tablet.
  • Glucarb 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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Glucarb Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Glucarb Tablet
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Glucarb 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.
Glucarb 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.
Glucarb 25 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Glucarb 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucarb 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glucarb 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Glucarb 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucarb 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glucarb 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Glucarb Tablet?

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glucarb

High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal

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Frequently asked questions about Glucarb Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Acarbose
Q. Is Glucarb/Glucobay a protein?
No, Glucarb is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Q. Is Glucarb safe?
Glucarb is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Glucarb cause weight fluctuations?
Glucarb when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Glucarb generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
Q. Does Glucarb cause hypoglycemia?
Glucarb does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if taken as prescribed. However, low blood sugar can occur if you take Glucarb with another blood sugar lowering medicine, delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol
Q. How long does Glucarb last?
Generally, the effect of Glucarb lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Glucarb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Glucarb with Propranolol
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise
Glucarb with Ranitidine
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo
Glucarb with Sertraline
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert
Glucarb with Deflazacort
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze
Glucarb with Prednisolone
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC
Glucarb with Pancreatin
Medicines with composition Pancreatin: Digeplex T
Glucarb with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Glucarb with Carvedilol
Medicines with composition Carvedilol: Cardichem
Glucarb with Collagen Peptide
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Glucarb with Indapamide
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete

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