Minerva 25mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Minerva Tablet

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Uses of Minerva Tablet

Minerva 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Minerva Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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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 active in the small intestine, where it inhibits enzymes which are responsible for the breakdown of complex sugar into simple sugars such as glucose. Which thereby slows the digestion of sugar in the intestines and primarily lowers the post-meal rise in blood sugar levels.

In Depth Information on Minerva Tablet

Expert advice for Minerva 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 Minerva.
  • 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 Minerva 25mg 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
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.
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Lactation
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.
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Driving
SAFE
Minerva 25mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
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.
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Liver
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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg 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 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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