Miglitol 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.
Yes, Minerva 25mg Tablet is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. How does Minerva 25mg Tablet work?
Minerva 25mg Tablet belongs to the class of anti-diabetic drugs called alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. It blocks an enzyme known as ?-glucoside hydrolase and thus delays glucose absorption from intestine, thereby reducing the excessive rise in blood sugar level after a meal.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.