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K Carb 50mg Tablet

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Composition for K Carb 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of K Carb 50mg Tablet

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MRP
58.08
₹5.81/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of K Carb Tablet

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Uses of K Carb Tablet

K Carb 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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K Carb Tablet side effects

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use K Carb 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. K Carb 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How K Carb Tablet works

K Carb 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 K Carb Tablet

Expert advice for K Carb Tablet

  • K Carb 50mg 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 K Carb 50mg Tablet.
  • K Carb 50mg 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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K Carb Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for K Carb Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
K Carb 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.
Lactation
K Carb 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.
Driving
SAFE
K Carb 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
K Carb 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of K Carb 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of K Carb 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
K Carb 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of K Carb 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of K Carb 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of K Carb Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of K Carb 50mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about K Carb Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Acarbose

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

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Taking K Carb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
K Carb with Digoxin
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Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran
K Carb with Triamterene
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Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
K Carb with Rasagiline
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Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
K Carb with Beclometasone
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Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
K Carb with Citalopram
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K Carb with Bisoprolol
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Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD, Corbis
K Carb with Pindolol
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Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
K Carb with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
K Carb with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
K Carb with Lafutidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf
K Carb with Tricholine Citrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tricholine Citrate: Trichodol
K Carb with Cholestyramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran
K Carb with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
K Carb with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA), Iobet
K Carb with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
K Carb with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
K Carb with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
K Carb with Cimetidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
K Carb with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
K Carb with Loteprednol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol: Lotepred LS, Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase, Loptica
K Carb with Labetalol
SERIOUS
K Carb with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide, Okeron
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