Glucobay – Acarbose 25mg Tablet

International Name :
Glucobay 25mg Tablet
Active Ingredient :
Acarbose
Manufacturer :
Bayer Zydus Pharma Pvt Ltd
Form :
Tablet
Packing :
10 Tablets
Strength :
25mg

Description

Description:

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Glucobay 25 Tablet is used to treat people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps lower blood sugar levels after meals. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha-glucosidase inhibitors. This medicine is usually prescribed in combination with other diabetes medications.

Glucobay 25 Tablet should be taken just before or along with the first few bites of the meal. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your blood sugar levels. It may be increased gradually. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness.

This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.

This medicine’s most common side effects include flatulence (gas), stomach pain, and diarrhea. Please consult your doctor if these bother you or do not go away.

Glucobay 25 Tablet by itself does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). However, when used in combination with other diabetes medicines (especially insulin or sulphonylureas), it can lead to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Such episodes of hypoglycemia should be treated by taking plain glucose. Table sugar or common sugar will not help correct low blood sugar levels if you are taking this medicine.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Do not take this medicine if you have ulceration or inflammation in the bowel (eg. ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Please tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking this medicine as it may increase the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).

Uses of Glucobay Tablet:

  • Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Benefits of Glucobay Tablet:

In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Glucobay 25 Tablet is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels when given in combination with other anti-diabetics. It works by slowing down the digestion and absorption of glucose (carbohydrates) from your digestive tract, thereby decreasing the rise in blood glucose levels immediately after meals.

Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes and reduces the risk of getting serious complications of diabetes such as kidney or eye damage, nerve problems and loss of limbs.

This medicine will also reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease if you have type 2 diabetes and already have cardiovascular disease. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.

Side Effects of Glucobay Tablet:

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Common side effects of Glucobay: –
  • Flatulence.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Diarrhea.

How to use Glucobay Tablet:

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glucobay 25 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glucobay Tablet works:

Glucobay 25 Tablet 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.

Safety Advice:

Alcohol
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Glucobay 25 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Glucobay 25 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Glucobay 25 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Glucobay 25 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Glucobay 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucobay 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Glucobay 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucobay 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Glucobay Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Glucobay 25 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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