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MISOBIT 50 TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 154.50 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for MISOBIT

Miglitol(50 mg)

food interaction for MISOBIT

alcohol interaction for MISOBIT

pregnancy interaction for MISOBIT

lactation interaction for MISOBIT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Misobit 50 tablet with food.
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
Misobit 50 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 MISOBIT

Miglitol(50 mg)

Uses

Misobit 50 tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

How it works

Misobit 50 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

Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fall in blood sugar level, Flatulence, Increased bowel movements, Increased sweating, Irritation, Rash, Soft stools, Stomach pain, Abdominal pain

Common Dosage for MISOBIT 50 TABLET

Patients taking MISOBIT 50 TABLET

  • 64%
    Thrice A Day
  • 18%
    Twice A Day
  • 18%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for MISOBIT

6 Substitutes
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    Rs. 9.47/tablet
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    (10 tablets in strip)
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    Rs. 9/tablet
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    Rs. 90
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Expert advice for MISOBIT

  • 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 MISOBIT

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 25 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)