ACARSEL

Composition:

Acarbose 50 mg

Presentation:

Box of 2 blisters x 10 film coated tablets

Indications:

  • In monotherapy: type 2 diabetes in patients with high blood glucose uncontrolled by diet or exercise alone.
  • In combination to the sulphonylureas: supports the diet and exercise in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in patients with high blood glucose uncontrolled by either acarbose or sulphonylureas alone.

Dosage:

  • Initial dose: 25 mg. Every 4-8 weeks the dose is increased until 1 hour post-prandial glucose level under 180 mg/dL or the maximal dose of 50 mg, 3 times a day (patients ≤ 60 kg) or of 100 mg, 3 times a day (patients > 60 kg).
  • Maintaining dose: 50 mg-100 mg, 3 times a day.
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