Information about Epalrestat

    Epalrestat uses

    Epalrestat is used in the treatment of diabetic nerve disease.

    How epalrestat works

    Epalrestat blocks the accumulation of sorbitol in cells, which has been related to causing diabetic nerve disease.

    Common side effects of epalrestat

    Nausea, Vomiting, Liver function abnormal

    Available Medicine for Epalrestat

    • ₹94 to ₹176
      Zydus Cadila
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹96 to ₹106
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹64
      Micro Labs Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹65
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹65 to ₹190
      Kineses Laboratories
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹197
      Shilpex Pharmysis
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹57
      East West Pharma
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹41
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Epalrestat

    • 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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 19 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)