Medicine Overview of Movacarb Tablet
Uses of Movacarb Tablet
Movacarb 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Side effects of Movacarb Tablet
Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
How to use Movacarb 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 Movacarb 50mg Tablet with food.
How Movacarb Tablet works
Movacarb 50mg 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 Movacarb Tablet
Expert advice for Movacarb 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 Movacarb.
- 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.
Special precautions for Movacarb 50mg Tablet
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Movacarb 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Movacarb 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Movacarb 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Movacarb 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Movacarb 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Movacarb 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Movacarb 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Movacarb 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Movacarb 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Movacarb 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Movacarb 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Acarbose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Movacarb 50mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Acarbose
No, Movacarb is not a protein; it is a complex oligosaccharide (sugar)
Movacarb is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Movacarb when combined with low calorie diet and exercise may cause weight loss. Movacarb generally does not cause weight gain when taken as prescribed
Movacarb does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if taken as prescribed. However, low blood sugar can occur if you take Movacarb with another blood sugar lowering medicine, delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol
Generally, the effect of Movacarb lasts up to 3-5 hours, however it may vary depending on the individual taking the medicine.
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