Karbocheck 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Karbocheck 50mg Tablet

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₹7.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Karbocheck Tablet

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Uses of Karbocheck Tablet

Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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

How Karbocheck Tablet works

Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck Tablet

Expert advice for Karbocheck Tablet

  • Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck.
  • Karbocheck 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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Karbocheck Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Karbocheck Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Karbocheck 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
Karbocheck 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Karbocheck 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Karbocheck 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Karbocheck 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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

Use of Karbocheck 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Karbocheck Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Acarbose

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