Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s

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Drug Strength: 100 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 3x10’s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Glucobay tablet contains Acarbose | belongs to Alpha-glucosidase inhibitor

SKU: pu_pg_10189_14235 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    It works by decreasing the absorption of glucose in the small intestine by inhibiting the chemical substance that converts starch to glucose.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s

    • Yellow colored eyes or skin severe
    • Abdominal pain
    • Diarrhea
    • Flatulence
    • Nausea or Vomiting

    Uses of Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Nausea or Vomiting

      Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is used to control blood sugar levels in adults with Type II Diabetes Mellitus.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 hour.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended in the patients with diabetes due to increase in the risk of altered blood glucose levels. Frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary and proper diet should be maintained for better diabetic control.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

    When not to use?

    • This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

      Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended in the patients with known allergy.

    • Gastrointestinal disease

      Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended in the patients with any history of gastrointestinal disease like inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration or any intestinal obstruction.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended in the patients with any history of gastrointestinal disease like inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration or any intestinal obstruction.

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

    General Warnings
    • Low blood glucose levels

      The risk of low blood glucose levels is more when taken with other antidiabetic medicines. Frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made if necessary.

    • Impaired liver function

      Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is reported to cause an increase in the liver enzymes like AST or AST. Frequent monitoring of liver function tests is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made if necessary.

    • Gastrointestinal diseases

      Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended in the patients with any gastrointestinal diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration, partial intestinal obstruction or any chronic intestinal disease.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Aripiprazole moderate
    • Gatifloxacin severe
    • Furosemide moderate
    • Corticosteroids moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      is not recommended in the patients with primary cirrhosis. Inform the doctor if you have a history of liver injury. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended in the patients with diabetic ketoacidosis. Inform the doctor if you have a history of diabetic ketoacidosis. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended in the patients with inflammatory bowel disease or any chronic intestinal disease. Inform the doctor if you are suffering from any gastrointestinal disease. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s as prescribed by the doctor. The dose is likely to change based on your body's response to the therapy. It is advisable to undergo blood sugar tests at regular intervals. You should always carry a sugar candy to overcome unexpected lowered blood sugar levels. The schedule and duration of use should not be changed without consulting a doctor.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

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    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s?

    Flatulence, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, post-prandial fullness. Reports of elevated hepatic transaminases.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s?

    Adults: Initially 50 mg three times daily before meals. Titrate to 100 mg three times daily if necessary after 6-8 wk; max 200 mg three times daily. Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Glucobay tablet 100 mg 3×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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