Acarsafe 25mg (Acarbose 25mg tab)
Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s belongs to a class of anti-diabetic drugs called alpha-glucosidase inhibitors used to treat type 2 diabetes, especially in patients whose blood sugar levels are not controlled by diet and exercise alone. Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) condition that affects the way our body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or the insulin produced is unable to perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Middle-aged or older individuals are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, so it is also known as adult-onset diabetes.
Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s contains ‘Acarbose’ that works by inhibiting the action of intestinal enzymes that breakdown complex sugars and starches into simple sugars. Thereby, delays the absorption of sugar into the blood and reduces the abnormal rise in blood sugar levels after meals.
Take Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s with food and chew it preferably with the first bite of each meal or swallow whole with little water. Do not crush or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience flatulence (gas), stomach pain or diarrhoea. Most of these side effects of Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are known to be allergic to Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s is not recommended for children. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s. Do not consume alcohol with Acarsafe 25mg Tablet 10’s as it may increase or decrease blood sugar levels.