Miglit 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Miglit 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Miglit Tablet

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Uses of Miglit Tablet

Miglit 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 Miglit Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Miglit 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. It is better to take Miglit 50mg Tablet with food.

How Miglit Tablet works

Miglit 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 Miglit Tablet

Expert advice for Miglit Tablet

  • It is very common to have flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea as a side effect. To prevent this it should be taken just before each meal.
  • It may cause low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) if used with sulfonylureas.
  • You should avoid using bile acid resins and antacids with Miglit.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with chronic intestinal disorders, hernias, intestinal obstruction and intestinal ulcers.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Miglit 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
Miglit 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
Miglit 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Miglit 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Miglit 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Miglit 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Miglit 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Miglit 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Miglit 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Miglitol

Yes, Miglit is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Miglit 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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