Minerva 25mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Minerva Tablet


Uses of Minerva Tablet

Minerva 25mg 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.

Side effects of Minerva Tablet


Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.


How to use Minerva 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 Minerva 25mg Tablet with food.

How Minerva Tablet works

Minerva 25mg 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 Minerva Tablet

Expert advice for Minerva Tablet

  • Minerva is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
  • Minerva 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.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Minerva.
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Special precautions for Minerva 25mg Tablet
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Minerva 25mg 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.
Minerva 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Minerva 25mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Minerva 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Minerva 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Minerva 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Minerva 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Minerva 25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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 Miglitol, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Minerva 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Miglitol

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