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Acarbose

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors Glucobay Adult

Acarbose - What is it for

Acarbose is used to manage diabetes by slowing down the breakdown of carbohydrates to simple sugars. It slows down the absorption of glucose from the digestive system and thus prevents the rise of blood sugar after a meal.

Acarbose - Additional Information

  • Updated on Thursday, May 30, 2019
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