Drug: Precose

ACARBOSE (AY car bose) helps to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps to control blood sugar. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • dark urine
  • loss of appetite
  • unusually weak or tired
  • weight loss
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • bloated feeling
  • diarrhea
  • stomach gas, rumbling
  • stomach pain, upset

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • dark urine
  • loss of appetite
  • unusually weak or tired
  • weight loss
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • bloated feeling
  • diarrhea
  • stomach gas, rumbling
  • stomach pain, upset

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • ketoacidosis
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • stomach or bowel disease, or obstruction
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to acarbose, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com