Miglit 25 Mg Tablet 10
Miglitol is an oral antidiabetic medication. It is used to control blood glucose levels after meals or manage postprandial hyperglycemia in the patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
How does the drug work?
Miglitol is a glucosidase inhibitor. Glucosidase breaks down carbohydrates taken during meals and converts it into glucose.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of miglitol are diarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence, and liver damage.
Important Information for use
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• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. What is the recommended dosage of miglitol? The recommended dosage of miglitol tablet is 200 to 300 mcg three times a day.
2. Are there any special precautions while using miglitol? Monitor your liver function and glucose levels regularly as miglitol can cause liver problems and hypoglycemia respectively.
3. What is the potential side effect of miglitol? Hepatotoxicity is the potential side effect of miglitol drug. So, undergo liver function tests regularly.
4. When is the best time to take miglitol? Miglitol tablet should be taken just before the meals.
5. Can I use miglitol during pregnancy? Avoid using miglitol during pregnancy and breast feeding without consulting a doctor.