What is Glucobay?
Brand Name : Glucobay
Common Name : acarbose
Acarbose is used to control blood glucose for people with type 2 diabetes when diet, exercise, and weight reduction have not controlled it well enough on their own. This medication is often added to other diabetes medications when additional blood glucose control is needed. It works by preventing the breakdown of starch into sugar and helps to lower blood sugar levels after meals. To be taken with the first bite of a meal.
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Under the influence of GLUCOBAY, the digestion of starch and sucrose into absorbable monosaccharides in the small intestine is dose-dependently delayed
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What is diabetes?
Diabetes is a situation whereby the body is not able to appropriately utilize sugar as the most important supplier of energy.