GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet 10's
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What is GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet used for?
GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet tablet is used for the treatment of type-2 diabetes.
GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet work?
GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called anti-diabetic drugs. In GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet, Acarbose acts on the intestine and slows down the absorption of carbohydrates. Thus, it helps to decrease blood sugar levels.
Metformin acts by decreasing the absorption of sugar from stomach and intestine and prevents the production of sugars in the liver and also enhances body’s response to insulin, and thus it helps to decrease blood sugar levels.
How to take GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
- Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet.
If you miss a dose of GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet?
Drugs that interact with GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet include the following:
- Ammonium chloride
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet?
The following are the most common side effects of GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet:
- Abdominal pain
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Chest discomfort
- Yellow skin or eyes
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while taking GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet?
- Avoid GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet during pregnancy or breast feeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
- Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet or similar drugs.
- Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
- Prefer taking soft and easily digestible foods to prevent nausea and vomiting.
You are advised not to take GLUCOBAY M 50mg Tablet if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
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