Karbocheck

Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Composition for Karbocheck Products

Karbocheck Products are primarily used for

About Karbocheck Products

Uses of Karbocheck 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.

Karbocheck Products side effects

Common

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

How Karbocheck Products work

Acarbose 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.

Patient Concerns about Karbocheck Products

Frequently asked questions about Karbocheck Products

Frequently asked questions about Acarbose

Q. Does Karbocheck cause hypoglycemia?
Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck cause flatulence?
Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck cause diarrhea?
Yes, diarrhea is a common side effect of Karbocheck. 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 Karbocheck be taken?
Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck is generally twice daily. The dose is then gradually increased to thrice daily.
Q. What if I forget to take Karbocheck?
If you forget to take a dose of Karbocheck, 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 Karbocheck is taken?
If you take more than the recommended dose of Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck?
Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck. Along with that, Karbocheck should not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Q. What will happen if more than the recommended dose of Karbocheck is taken?
If you take more than the recommended dose of Karbocheck 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 Karbocheck

Karbocheck 25mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
MRP
66.75
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Karbocheck 50mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
MRP
76
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