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MIGLIT 50MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MIGLIT

Miglitol(50 mg)

food interaction for MIGLIT

alcohol interaction for MIGLIT

pregnancy interaction for MIGLIT

lactation interaction for MIGLIT

medicine interaction for MIGLIT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Miglit 50mg tablet with food.
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
Miglit 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR MIGLIT

Miglitol(50 mg)

Uses

Miglit 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

How it works

Miglit 50mg tablet is active in the small intestine, where it inhibits enzymes responsible for the breakdown of complex sugar into simple sugars such as glucose. Thereby slows the digestion of sugar from intestine and primarily reduces the post meal rise of blood sugar levels.

Common side effects

Flatulence, Bloating, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES FOR MIGLIT

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Expert advice FOR MIGLIT

  • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines. 
  • Miglitol is administered orally and should be chewed with the first mouthful of food, or swallowed whole with a little liquid directly before the meal.
  • Miglitol does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant.

Frequently asked questions FOR MIGLIT

Miglitol

Q. Is miglitol safe?
Yes, Miglitol is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. How does miglitol work?
Miglitol belongs to the class of anti-diabetic drugs called alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. It blocks an enzyme known as ?-glucoside hydrolase and thus delays glucose absorption from intestine, thereby reducing the excessive rise in blood sugar level after a meal.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)