Acarcip

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Acarcip Products

Acarcip Products are primarily used for

About Acarcip Products

Uses of Acarcip Products

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.

Acarcip Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Acarcip are Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Flatulence.

How Acarcip Products work

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.

Patient Concerns about Acarcip Products

Frequently asked questions about Acarcip Products

Frequently asked questions about Acarbose

Q. Does Acarcip 50 Tablet cause hypoglycemia?
Acarcip 50 Tablet does not cause hypoglycemia by itself though it has glucose-lowering effect. However, a fall of blood sugar levels in the hypoglycemic range may occur when given along with other antidiabetic medicines or insulin. If this occurs, consult your doctor who may modify your dose accordingly.
Q. Why does Acarcip 50 Tablet cause flatulence?
Acarcip 50 Tablet blocks the digestion of carbohydrates which causes accumulation of undigested carbohydrates in the colon. Bacterial fermentation of the accumulated carbohydrates causes intestinal gas, leading to flatulence and abdominal pain.
Q. Can Acarcip 50 Tablet cause diarrhea?
Yes, diarrhea is a common side effect of Acarcip 50 Tablet. However, this does not affect everybody. Any food containing carbohydrates, such as household sugar (cane sugar) can cause diarrhea and severe abdominal pain. If diarrhea persists or becomes severe, then contact your doctor immediately.
Q. When should Acarcip 50 Tablet be taken?
Acarcip 50 Tablet should be taken with your meals and should be swallowed whole with water or chewed with the first mouthful of food. The initial dose of Acarcip 50 Tablet is generally twice daily. The dose is then gradually increased to thrice daily.
Q. What if I forget to take Acarcip 50 Tablet?
If you forget to take a dose of Acarcip 50 Tablet, do not take the missed dose between meals. Wait for the scheduled dose and meal and continue taking your tablets as prescribed. Do not take the dose twice to make up for your forgotten tablets.
Q. What will happen if more than the recommended dose of Acarcip 50 Tablet is taken?
If you take more than the recommended dose of Acarcip 50 Tablet then it may cause temporary increase in flatulence (accumulation of gas), diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort. It is advised to avoid meals or drinks containing carbohydrates for the next 4-6 hours.
Q. Who should not take Acarcip 50 Tablet?
Acarcip 50 Tablet should be avoided by patients who are allergic to it, have severe liver disease, or have inflammation or ulceration of intestine (eg Crohn’s disease). The use of Acarcip 50 Tablet should also be restricted in patients who have an intestinal obstruction (cramping pain, vomiting, obstipation, and lack of flatus). In addition, patients who have a large hernia or an intestinal disease where food is not digested or absorbed properly should avoid Acarcip 50 Tablet. Along with that, Acarcip 50 Tablet should not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Q. What will happen if more than the recommended dose of Acarcip 50 Tablet is taken?
If you take more than the recommended dose of Acarcip 50 Tablet then it may cause temporary increase in flatulence (accumulation of gas), diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort. It is advised to avoid meals or drinks containing carbohydrates for the next 4-6 hours.

Products for Acarcip

Acarcip 50 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Cipla Ltd
MRP
85
Not Available
Acarcip 25 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Cipla Ltd
MRP
55
Not Available

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