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Glucobay 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glucobay 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glucobay 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glucobay 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glucobay 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Glucobay 25 MG Description

Glucobay tablet contains acarbose as an active ingredient. It is used to control high blood sugar levels in Type II diabetes, where diet alone and other anti-diabetic medicines are not able to produc

e adequate blood sugar control. It works by inhibiting the action of certain chemicals which breaks down the complex carbohydrates and releases glucose in the blood. It helps in controlling the post-meal sugar spikes. You should follow all the instructions, dietary recommendations, and exercise regimen suggested by your doctor while taking Glucobay tablet.


Product Summary

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ContainsAcarbose(25.0 Mg)
UsesType II diabetes
Side effectsGas, diarrhoea, abdominal pain
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Uses of Glucobay 25 MG

Glucobay tablet is used for the management of high blood sugar in Type II diabetes.

Contraindications of Glucobay 25 MG

  • Known allergy to acarbose or any ingredient of this medicine
  • Inflammation or ulcers in any part of bowel or intestine (Ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease)
  • Serious liver-related dysfunction or obstruction in the intestine
  • If you have a large hernia in which increased gas in your intestine may make it worse.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding a baby.
  • Kidney related disorder (creatinine clearance <25 ml/min/1.73m²)

Side effects of Glucobay 25 MG

  • Accumulation of gas
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Stomach related discomforts
  • Feeling of fullness

Precautions and Warnings of Glucobay 25 MG



Can I take Glucobay tablet during pregnancy?
Glucobay tablet should not be taken by a pregnant or expecting woman as there is no information available on its safety in human pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Glucobay tablet while breastfeeding?
A lactating woman should not take Glucobay tablet as it may pass into breast milk and produce undesirable effects.


Can I drive if I have consumed Glucobay tablet?
There is no information available about the influence of this medicine on driving abilities.


Can I consume alcohol with Glucobay tablet?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine, As alcohol contains empty calories and can alter your blood sugar levels.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing low blood sugar after taking this medicine.
  • Administration of certain antacids should be monitored while taking this medicine.
  • You may develop liver problems while taking this medicine, regular monitoring of liver enzymes is recommended.

Mode of Action of Glucobay 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Acarbose present in Glucobay tablet works by reducing or slowing down the action of certain enzymes in the intestine and thereby reduces the breakdown of carbohydrates present in the food to simpler s...
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Directions for Use of Glucobay 25 MG

  • Glucobay tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor, preferably with food.

Interactions of Glucobay 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Anti-diabetic medicines like insulin, metformin and glimepiride if taken along with glucobay can lead to an excessive drop in blood glucose and symptoms needs to be monitored.
  • Medicines containing digestive enzymes and absorbents can reduce the effectiveness of Glucobay tablet.
  • Medicines used to lower blood cholesterol such as Cholestyramine should not be taken with Glucobay.
  • Medicines used for heart diseases like nifedipine and digoxin should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

  • Sucrose (cane sugar) and foods containing sucrose should be avoided with this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Glucobay 25 MG

Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Glucobay 25 MG


Symptoms of an overdose may include accumulation of gas in the stomach and diarrhoea. In case you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and then take the next dose at the right time.

Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: When to take Glucobay tablet?

A: You should take this medicine preferably before a meal or first meal.

Q: Can I take Glucobay for weight loss?

A: No, this medicine does not help in losing weight, and it should only be used for the treatment of diabetes.

Q: What's the difference between Glucobay and Glucophage?

A: Glucobay contains acarbose as an active ingredient, whereas Glucophage contains metformin as an active ingredient. Both of these medicines are used in diabetes and is effective in lowering blood glucose levels and prescribed as per the medical history of the patient.

Q: What should I do if I experience hypoglycemia while taking Glucobay?

A: You should take glucose if you experience hypoglycemia while taking this medicine. Complex carbohydrates and sucrose should be avoided as acarbose can delay the absorption of complex sugars.
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