Information about Acarbose
Acarbose is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is used along with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
How Acarbose works
Acarbose is an anti-diabetic medicine. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose levels from rising very high immediately after meals.
Common side effects of Acarbose
Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Flatulence
Available Medicine for Acarbose
GlucobayBayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹83 to ₹1463 variant(s)
GludaseAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹68 to ₹12003 variant(s)
GlucarGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹88 to ₹1542 variant(s)
DisorbElder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹31 to ₹752 variant(s)
RecarbBal Pharma Ltd
₹51 to ₹1062 variant(s)
ReboseSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹57 to ₹973 variant(s)
GlucarbWest-Coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
₹38 to ₹722 variant(s)
AC FreshDial Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
K CarbBlue Cross Laboratories Ltd
₹30 to ₹582 variant(s)
LysibayShreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Expert advice for Acarbose
- Acarbose 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 Acarbose.
- Acarbose lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken 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.