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Precose

Active Ingredient(s): Acarbose
FDA Approved: September 6, 1995
Pharm Company: BAYER PHARMS
Category: Diabetes

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Precose Overview

Acarbose is an anti-diabetic drug used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus and, in some countries, prediabetes. It is a generic sold in Europe and China as Glucobay (Bayer AG), in North America as Precose (Bayer Pharmaceuticals), and in Canada as Prandase (Bayer AG). It is cheap and popular in China, but not in the U.S. One physician explains the use in the U.S. is limited because it is not potent enough to justify the side effects of diarrhea and flatulence.[1] However, a recent large study co...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acarbose

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acarbose
  • Tablet: 100mg, 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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