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Glucarb 50 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Glucarb Tablet

Glucarb 50 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

Common
  • 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 50 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glucarb Tablet works

Glucarb 50 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

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glucarb 50 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.
Lactation
Glucarb 50 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
Glucarb 50 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Glucarb 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucarb 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glucarb 50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Glucarb 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucarb 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glucarb 50 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 50 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.
Glucarb 50 Tablet
₹7.21/Tablet
Glucobay 50 Tablet
Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹13.5/Tablet
87% costlier
Glucar 50mg Tablet
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹14.05/Tablet
95% costlier
Recarb 50 Tablet
Bal Pharma Ltd
₹8.7/Tablet
21% costlier
Acarsafe 50 Tablet
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹11.51/Tablet
60% costlier
Karbocheck 50mg Tablet
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹7.6/Tablet
5% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Glucarb 50 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 50 Tablet.
  • Glucarb 50 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): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Digeplex T
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zosert
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cardichem
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glucarb

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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
Dietician
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
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FAQs

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.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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