Acarbose International Brand (Medicinal Forms)


Acarbose International Brand (Medicinal Forms)


INDICATIONS AND DOSE:

Diabetes mellitus inadequately controlled by diet or by diet with oral antidiabetic drugs
BY MOUTH
Adult: Initially 50 mg daily, then increased to 50 mg 3 times a day for 6–8 weeks, then increased if necessary to 100 mg 3 times a day (max. per dose 200 mg 3 times a day)

CAUTIONS

May enhance hypoglycaemic effects of insulin and sulfonylureas (hypoglycaemic episodes may be treated with oral glucose but not with sucrose)

SIDE-EFFECTS

Antacids unlikely to be beneficial for treating side effects

CONTRA-INDICATIONS

Hernia . inflammatory bowel disease . predisposition to partial intestinal obstruction . previous
abdominal surgery

International Brands (Medicinal Forms)

Sr. #
Brand Name
Dosage Form
Pack Size
Price
Manufacturer
1.
Glucobay 50mg
Acarbose 50 mg Tablet
90 Tablet
£7.35
Bayer Plc
2.
Glucobay 50mg
Acarbose 50 mg Tablet
90 Tablet
£13.50
Bayer Plc


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