Glucobay 100 MG Tablet

Manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd
Composition: Acarbose
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Glucobay 100 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. 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.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Glucobay 100 MG Tablet

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 alcohol?

moderate

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.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Glucobay 100 MG Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Glucobay 100 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Rebose 100 MG TabletSun Pharma Laboratories Ltd

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