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Glucarb 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Glucarb 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

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?uses

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

User Submitted Feedback For Glucarb 25 mg Tablet

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 Paroxetine
Glucarb with Clonidine
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Glucarb with Dapoxetine
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox
Glucarb with Pindolol
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Glucarb with Citalopram
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin
Glucarb with Esmolol
Medicines with composition Esmolol: Neotach
Glucarb with Beclometasone
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Glucarb with Betaxolol
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic
Glucarb with Chlorthalidone
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Glucarb with Indapamide
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Glucarb with Lafutidine
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin
Glucarb with Rasagiline
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Glucarb with Glucosamine
Glucarb with Bisoprolol
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Bisprol, Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar
Glucarb with Labetalol
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Hyptol, Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Tiplab, Labecor, Alpha Dip
Glucarb with Pancreatin
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase
Glucarb with Hydrochlorothiazide
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Glucarb with Clobetasol
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Glucarb with Roxatidine
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane
Glucarb with Lactase
Medicines with composition Lactase: Cry NO
Glucarb with Collagen Peptide
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C

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