Glucobay 25 mg
Glucobay 25 mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine which is used to control elevated blood glucose levels. It is used only in patients diagnosed with Type II Diabetes.
Description Of Glucobay 25mg
Glucobay 25mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine which is used to control elevated blood glucose levels. It is used only in patients diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. It may be used along with Insulin or other medicines in order to achieve better control over the blood sugar levels. A controlled diet and exercise routine may give better results.
Glucobay 25mg Chemical Name
Glucobay 25mg Manufacturer
- Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Uses of Glucobay 25mg
Glucobay 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
What is Glucobay 25mg?
Glucobay 25mg Tablet is used for Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes and other conditions. Glucobay 25mg Tablet contains Acarbose as an active ingredient.
How Glucobay 25mg working?
Glucobay 25mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by slowing down the digestion and absorption of glucose in the small intestine. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
How is Glucobay 25mg used?
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 25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Glucobay 25mg Indications
Take Glucobay 25mg Tablet 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.
Glucobay 25mg Dosage
- Glucobay 25mg
- Glucobay 50mg
Contraindication Of Glucobay 25mg
Hypersensitivity to Glucobay 25mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Glucobay 25mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Chronic intestinal diseases
- Colonic ulceration
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Intestinal obstruction
Adverse effects Of Glucobay 25mg
- Yellow colored eyes or skin
- Abdominal pain
- Nausea or Vomiting
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Glucobay 25mg
Glucobay 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Taking acarbose with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Glucobay 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucobay 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Glucobay 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Glucobay 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucobay 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Glucobay 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Glucobay 25mg Tablet lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels, and therefore should be taken just before meals.
You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Glucobay 25mg Tablet.
Storage Conditions for Glucobay 25mg
Glucobay 25mg is stored at room temperature. It should be kept away from children. Do not take the tablets after the expiry date, which is mentioned in the cartoon.