Generic Precose is used for treating type 2 diabetes in adults whose diabetes cannot be managed with diet alone. Generic Precose may be used alone, in combination with other oral diabetes medicines, or with insulin.
Generic Precose is a glucosidase inhibitor. It works by slowing down the enzyme that turns carbohydrates into glucose; it decreases blood sugar levels following a meal.
Generic name of Generic Precose is Acarbose.
Brand name of Generic Precose is Precose.
Generic Precose is available in:
- 50mg Min Dosage
Take Generic Precose by mouth with food.
If you also take charcoal or digestive enzyme preparations, do not take them within 2 to 4 hours before after taking Generic Precose.
Temporary insulin therapy may be necessary during stressful periods (such as fever, trauma, infection, or surgery).
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Precose suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Precose and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature below 25 degrees C (77 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.