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ACAROSE

Found in: Hong Kong

Active ingredients

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Active Ingredient
Description
1
Acarbose

Acarbose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, used in the treatment of diabetes. Inhibitors of a-glucosidase retard the breakdown of carbohydrates in the food and reduce the increase in blood glucose levels, which occurs after each meal.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
A10BF01
Acarbose
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A10 Drugs used in diabetes → A10B Blood glucose lowering drugs, excl. insulins → A10BF Alpha glucosidase inhibitors