Active ingredients: Acarbose
Glucobay 50 mg tablets.
Tablet for oral administration.
White to yellow-tinged round, convex tablets of 7 mm diameter and 10 mm radius of curvature with ‘G50’ on one side and the BAYER-cross on the other side.
Glucobay 50 mg tablets: 1 tablet contains 50 mg acarbose.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
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.
Glucobay tablets contain the following excipients:
Silica, colloidal anhydrous
Blister strips comprising 300μm polypropylene foil (colourless) with a 20μm soft aluminium backing foil, in cardboard outers.
Pack sizes: 90.
Bayer plc, 400 South Oak Way, Reading, RG2 6AD
28 May 1993 / 16 February 2004