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Acarbose

Description

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.

ATC Classification

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

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Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
GLUCOBAY 50mg Tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
GLUCOBAY 100mg Tablets
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK