Acarbose dosage should be tailored to meet the needs of the individual.
Acarbose may help people with diabetes lose weight, though the results of studies have been mixed.
Take acarbose with the first bite of a main meal, unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 3 times daily with the first bite of a meal. Peak plasma concentrations of the active drug were achieved 1 hour after dosing. MedDRA and ICD10 ids are provided for adverse effect conditions and symptoms. Ask your doctor about the safe use of alcoholic beverages while you are taking acarbose.
Table 3 Effect of Precose on Postprandial Glucose Study Treatment One-Hour Postprandial Glucose mg dL p-Value Mean Baseline Mean change from baseline a Treatment Difference 1 Placebo Plus Diet 297.
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There were no deaths or permanent disabilities thought related to drug toxicity in these studies.
There is no evidence of risk in pregnancy.
The question of whether it is unethical for physicians to tell you formally to drink, especially if you are addicted to alcohol, is easily resolved.
PPI had a higher risk of pneumonia than the general population for the first 30 days of using the drug, and especially in the first 2 days.
What this means is that, together, these medications may cause increased drowsiness, decreased rate of breathing, decreased heart rate and loss of consciousness.
Causes of type 2 diabetes are a sedentary lifestyle, eating excess sugar and carbohydrates, lack of exercise, being overweight, and genetics. Acarbose oral tablet can interact with other medications, herbs, or vitamins you might be taking. There is little if any clinically significant interaction between PRECOSE and metformin. Talk to your doctor about possible alternatives.