Recarb 50 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Recarb Tablet

Recarb 50 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.

Recarb Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Recarb 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. Recarb 50 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Recarb Tablet works

Recarb 50 Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits an enzyme that helps in conversion of carbohydrates to glucose. This slows down carbohydrate digestion/absorption thereby preventing increase in blood glucose after meals.

Recarb Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Recarb 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.
Lactation
Recarb 50 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
Recarb 50 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Recarb 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Recarb 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Recarb 50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Recarb 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Recarb 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Recarb 50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Recarb Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Recarb 50 Tablet is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Recarb 50 Tablet.
  • Recarb 50 Tablet lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken just before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Recarb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Recarb

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High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Recarb cause weight loss?

Yes, use of Recarb along with exercise and healthy diet can help you in reducing weight.

Q. Does Recarb cause hypoglycemia?

No, Recarb does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) on its own. However, low blood sugar can occur if you are taking Recarb along with another blood sugar-lowering medicine. The blood sugar levels can decrease if you delay or miss a meal or snack, exercise more than usual or drink alcohol.

Q. For how long does the effect of Recarb last?

Generally, the effect of Recarb lasts for up to 3-5 hours. However, the effect may vary from patient to patient.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Bal Pharma Limited, #21&22, Bommasandra Industrial. Area, Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560 099., Karnataka., INDIA.
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