acarbose


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Related to acarbose: metformin, Glucobay, Miglitol

ac·ar·bose

 (ăk′är-bōs′)
n.
A drug, C25H43NO18, that reduces blood glucose levels by inhibiting the breakdown of complex carbohydrates in the intestine and is used to treat type 2 diabetes.

acarbose

(eɪˈkɑːbəʊs)
n
a type of diabetes medicine taken orally to slow and reduce the supply of glucose to the blood.
Translations

acarbose

n acarbosa
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Both groups took the drug acarbose to help control blood glucose.
The two agents is this subclass are acarbose (Precose) and miglitol (Glyset).
The present study attempts to investigate the effect of adjunctive therapy with metformin and acarbose in patients with Type-1 diabetes mellitus.
For those with metformin intolerance, 150–300 mg acarbose per day (the average dose of acarbose is 300 mg/d for persons who also need to lose weight) or thiazolidinediones (TZDs) such as 4–8 mg rosiglitazone per day or 15–45 mg pioglitazone per day are recommended.
All 276 patients were using various hypoglycemic agents namely, metformin, acarbose, sulfonylureas, insulin therapy.
Keywords: Acarbose, Cardiovascular outcome trials, Cardiovascular Phenotype, Diabetes, Dyslipidaemia, Empagliflozin, Metformin, Obesity, Overweight.
Tuccori and his colleagues studied 145,806 patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, defined as a first-ever prescription for thiazolidinediones, metformin, sulfonylureas, prandial glucose regulators, acarbose, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, glucagonlike peptide agonists, or sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors.
Of the fractions, only the acidic cherry and apple polysaccharides demonstrated glucosidase inhibition with values comparable to those of the acarbose control.
et al, Comparison of maltose and acarbose as inhibitors of maltase-glucoamylase activity in assaying acid alpha-glucosidase activity in dried blood spots for the diagnosis of infantile Pompe disease.
By mid 1990, metformin became available in our country, followed by acarbose and the thiazolinediones.
Of them, the glucosidase inhibitors such as acarbose has been demonstrated to have beneficial effects in preventing the incidence of acidosis in steers (McLaughlin et al.