Active Ingredient(s): Miglitol
FDA Approved: * December 18, 1996
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Glyset Overview

Miglitol is an oral anti-diabetic drug that acts by inhibiting the ability of the patient to break down complex carbohydrates into glucose. It is primarily used in diabetes mellitus type 2 for establishing greater glycemic control by preventing the digestion of carbohydrates (such as disaccharides, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides) into monosaccharides which can be absorbed by the body.[1] Miglitol, and other structurally-related iminosugars, inhibit glycoside hydrolase e...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

NDC Database Records for Glyset: (3 results)

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  • 0009-5012 Glyset 25 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-5013 Glyset 50 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-5014 Glyset 100 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company

Other drugs which contain Miglitol or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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