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Minerva 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Minerva 50mg Tablet

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₹9/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Minerva Tablet

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Uses of Minerva Tablet

Minerva 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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Minerva Tablet side effects

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. Minerva 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Minerva Tablet works

Minerva 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 Minerva Tablet

Expert advice for Minerva Tablet

  • Minerva 50mg Tablet 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 Minerva 50mg Tablet.
  • Minerva 50mg Tablet 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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Minerva Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Minerva Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Minerva 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.
Lactation
Minerva 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.
Driving
SAFE
Minerva 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Minerva 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Minerva 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Minerva 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Minerva 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Minerva 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Minerva Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Minerva 50mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Minerva Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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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Taking Minerva with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Minerva with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Minerva with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Minerva with Timolol
SERIOUS
Minerva with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Minerva with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Minerva with Loteprednol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol: Lotepred LS, Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase
Minerva with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram
Minerva with Lafutidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf
Minerva with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Lablol, Labebet, Tiplab, Labecor, Labil, Alpha Dip, Lab, Talobet, Gynapres L
Minerva with Nebivolol
SERIOUS
Minerva with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject
Minerva with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin
Minerva with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Minerva with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Minerva with Cimetidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
Minerva with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Minerva with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin
Minerva with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Minerva with Famotidine
SERIOUS
Minerva with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Minerva with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA)
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