Glucarb 25 mg 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

  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

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 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.

Glucarb Tablet related warnings

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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Glucarb 25 mg Tablet is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid 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. 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 Glucarb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zosert
Brand(s): Digeplex T
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
Brand(s): Stacort
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
Brand(s): Excrete
Brand(s): Cardichem

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 do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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Q. Can the use of Glucarb cause weight loss?

Yes, use of Glucarb along with exercise and healthy diet can help you in reducing weight.

Q. Does Glucarb cause hypoglycemia?

No, Glucarb does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) on its own. However, low blood sugar can occur if you are taking Glucarb along with another blood sugar-lowering medicine. The blood sugar levels can decrease if you delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol.

Q. For how long does the effect of Glucarb last?

Generally, the effect of Glucarb lasts for up to 3-5 hours. However, the effect may vary from patient to patient.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Aug 2018.
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