Disease Information for Acarbose (Precose) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal bloating
Abdominal fullness feeling
Bloating and Gas
Bloating and 'gas'/Flatulence
Flatulence
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-beta-amylase/gut effect
DRUG/Anti-diabetic medication (example)
DRUG/Selective alpha-glucosidase/Gut
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
acarbose, Acarbose chemical, Acarbose (product), Acarbose (substance), ACARBOSE PREPARATION, D glucose O 4,6 dideoxy 4 (((1S (1 alpha,4 alpha,5 beta,6 alpha)) 4,5,6 trihydroxy 3 (hydroxymethyl) 2 cyclohexen 1 yl)amino) alpha D glucopyranosyl (1 4) O alpha D glucopyr anosyl (1 4), O 4,6 Dideoxy 4 (((1S,4R,5S,6S) 4,5,6 trihydroxy 3 (hydroxymethyl) 2 cyclohexen 1 yl)amino) alpha D glucopyranosyl (1 4) O alpha D glucopyranosyl (1 4) D glucose, Brand name/Prandase (Acarbose), Brand name/Precose (Acarbose)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 100 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-diabetic hypoglycemic drug; Selective alpha-glucosidase and Gut beta-amylase activity inhibitor; Oral medication

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