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Acarbose

Introduction: Acarbose

Description of Acarbose

Acarbose: An orally administered inhibitor of alpha glucosidase that decreases the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates in the small intestine and leads to decreased blood glucose levels after a carbohydrate load. Current Use: Type II Diabetes Mellitus (NCI)
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Acarbose: An inhibitor of alpha glucosidase that retards the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates in the small intestine and hence reduces the increase in blood-glucose concentrations after a carbohydrate load. It is given orally to non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients where diet modification or oral hypoglycemic agents do not control their condition. (From Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 31st ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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