Acarsafe 50 Tablet essentially treats type 2 diabetes. The medicine should be accompanied with a proper diet plan and plenty of exercise so as to have the required effect on the body. The drug is either prescribed with a combination of other antibiotic drugs, or on its own depending on the severity of the condition. Known to be a glucosidase inhibitor, Acarsafe 50mg Tablet slows down the function of the enzyme responsible for converting carbohydrate to glucose. Thus, blood sugar levels do not rise drastically after a meal. But certain precautions should be taken before the consumption of Acarsafe 50mg Tablet. For instance the drug should be avoided if –
You are allergic to it or any ingredients that it has.
You suffer from blocked stomach or bowel.
You suffer from colon ulcers, chronic bowel or stomach conditions or inflamed bowels.
You suffer from liver cirrhosis, or kidney problems.
Also inform your doctor about any medications that you are currently taking, as they may interfere with the action of Acarsafe 50mg Tablet. Example of such medicines are- anticoagulants like warfarin, calcium channel blockers like verapamil, insulin, digoxin etc.
Patients should be aware of some side effects which can occur as a result of taking Acarsafe 50mg Tablet, which include gas, pain in the stomach, bloating and diarrhea. The side effects may be minor or may not occur at all depending from individual to individual.
When it comes to consumption of the drug, instructions on the prescription should be followed. Generally it is taken orally just before a meal. In case you happen to miss taking a dose of the drug, avoid taking two doses. Follow your normal dosing schedule only. The dosage of Acarsafe 50 mg Tablet may range from 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Acarsafe 50mg Tablet is used to control blood sugar levels in adults with Type II Diabetes Mellitus.
Yellow Colored Eyes Or Skin
Nausea Or Vomiting
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medicine belongs to the class alpha-glucosidase inhibitors. It inhibits the alpha-amylase enzyme in the small intestine. This enzyme aids in disaccharides, disaccharides and oligosaccharides conversion to glucose and other monosaccharides. This leads to a delay in the absorption of glucose and aids blood glucose levels lowering.