Glucarb 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Glucarb 50mg Tablet

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₹7.21/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Glucarb Tablet

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Uses of Glucarb Tablet

Glucarb 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 Glucarb Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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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 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glucarb Tablet works

Glucarb 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 Glucarb Tablet

Expert advice for Glucarb Tablet

  • Glucarb 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.
  • Glucarb 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Glucarb 50mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glucarb 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
Glucarb 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
Glucarb 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Glucarb 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucarb 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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

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

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Glucarb 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Acarbose

No, Glucarb is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Glucarb is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Glucarb when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Glucarb generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
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
Generally, the effect of Glucarb lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.
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