Acarjohn 50mg Tablet

Brand Name Acarjohn 50mg Tablet
Salt Composition Acarbose (50mg)
Strength 50mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 10 Tablet(s) in strip
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antidiabetic
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Johnlee Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer Address Johnlee Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd,42/44, Babu Genu Road, Shop No. 06, 2nd Floor, Om Shanti Co-op Housing Society, Kalbadevi Road, Mumbai-400002. (India)
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M.R.P : Rs.120.00    

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    Medical Description of Acarjohn 50mg Tablet

    Acarjohn 50mg tablet is an anti-diabetic drug used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Consume the tablet before the meals. Acarjohn tablet lowers the blood sugar level by inhibiting the intestinal enzymes which are responsible for breaking down the complex sugar into simple sugar.


    Acarjohn 50mg Tablet Uses

    It is used to treat Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


    Acarjohn 50mg Tablet Benefits

    Used in the treatment of the following disease such as

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus:

    It is also called as adult-onset diabetes. It is a chronic condition in which our body does not produce enough insulin or resist insulin and it may increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases like chest pain and heart attack.


    Acarjohn 50mg Tablet Indication

    Acarjohn 50mg tablet lowers the blood sugar level by inhibiting the intestinal enzymes which are responsible for breaking down the complex sugar into simple sugar. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus


    Mechanism of action of Acarjohn 50mg Tablet

    Acarjohn 50mg tablet is an anti-diabetic drug it inhibits the intestinal enzyme by delaying the hydrolysis of ingested complex disaccharides, carbohydrates and absorption of glucose. And it also inhibits the metabolism of sucrose converting into glucose and fructose


    How Acarjohn 50mg Tablet works

    Acarjohn 50mg tablet lowers the blood sugar level by inhibiting the intestinal enzymes which is responsible for breaking down the complex sugar into simple sugar


    Acarjohn 50mg Tablet Contraindication

    • If you are allergic to the acarbose
    •  If you are having diabetic ketoacidosis, cirrhosis, inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration.


    Acarjohn 50mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Abdominal pain
    • Diarrhoea
    • Elevated serum transaminases
    • Flatulence
    • Rash
    • Erythema
    • Urticaria
    • Oedema
    • Thrombocytopenia


    FAQs for Acarjohn 50mg Tablet

    • Does Acarjohn 50mg tablet cause hypoglycaemia?

    No, acarbose tablet will not cause hypoglycaemia because the use of acarbose is to lower the blood sugar level. If you feel you are hypoglycaemic kindly consult with your doctor

    • Why does Acarjohn 50mg tablet cause flatulence?

    Acarjohn 50mg tablet inhibit the digestion of carbohydrates and leads to the accumulation of undigested carbohydrates in the colon. This may cause intestinal gas and leads to flatulence and abdominal pain

    • When should Acarjohn 50mg tablet be taken?

    Acarbose tablet should be taken orally by mouth two times daily before meals

    • What if I forget to take Acarjohn 50mg tablet?

    If you missed the dose take it as soon as you remember do not take the tablet between the meals. If it is time for the next dose skip the missed dose and continue with a regular dose


    Precautions and general warning of Acarjohn 50mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    Alcohol may affect the patient blood sugar level either by increasing or by decreasing it depends upon the amount you have consumed. Avoid drinking alcohol when you are having diabetes

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered safe while driving, if you feel dizziness, kindly consult with your doctor

    Pregnancy

    It is considered unsafe during pregnancy it may produce harmful effects on the foetus. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Breast Feeding

    It is considered unsafe during breastfeeding it may excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Kidney Problem

    It is not recommended for patients with severe Kidney disease. For mild to moderate Kidney disease patients, dose adjustment is required. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Liver Disease

    It is not recommended for patients with severe liver disease. For mild to moderate liver disease patients, dose adjustment is required. Kindly consult with your doctor


    How to Take Acarjohn 50mg Tablet

    Acarbose tablets should be taken orally by mouth two times daily before meals. Follow the direction as mentioned in the label if you did not understand the application kindly ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain the details. Do not discontinue the medicine when you feel better kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Acarjohn 50mg Tablet in Adult

    Dosage adjustment is not required kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Acarjohn 50mg Tablet in children

    Without consulting with a doctor do not use this medicine the children who are below 12 years old


    Use of Acarjohn 50mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    Dosage adjustment is not required kindly consult with your doctor.


    Other general warnings

    • Acarjohn 50mg tablet should be taken orally
    • Monitor the patient liver enzymes for 6 to 12 months


    Talk to your doctor if

    • If you are allergic to the composition of acarbose tablet
    • If you are using any concomitant medication
    • If you are not responding to the treatment
    • If you are having liver and kidney disease


    General instructions

    It should be taken with other diabetic medicines for a better result to control the blood sugar levels

    Acarjohn 50mg Tablet should be taken before the meals to avoid the post-meal blood sugar level lowering

    Take healthy foods and do regular exercise to control blood sugar levels along with the medicines.


    Drug Interaction of Acarjohn 50mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Ethanol + Acarbose

    More consumption of ethanol may alter the glycemic control and may produce disulfiram like reaction. It is contraindicated to use.

    Pramlintide + Acarbose

    A combination of Pramlintide and acarbose either increases the effect of others by pharmacodynamic synergism.

    Aripiprazole + Acarbose

    A combination of Aripiprazole and Acarbose may alter the blood glucose level. Kindly monitor the patient’s glucose level

    Ciprofloxacin + Acarbose

    Ciprofloxacin increases the effect of acarbose by pharmacodynamic synergism. Kindly monitor the patient’s glucose levels.

    Digoxin + Acarbose

    Acarbose decrease the effect of digoxin by an unspecified interaction mechanism. Kindly monitor the patient serum digoxin concentration closely.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    Alcohol may affect the patient blood sugar level either by increasing or by decreasing it depends upon the amount you have consumed. Avoid drinking alcohol when you are having diabetes

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Cirrhosis:

    The use of Acarbose tablet to the patient who is having cirrhosis is contraindicated.

    Renal dysfunction:

    Acarbose tablets get precipitated by the patient who is having a renal impairment. Acarbose tablet should be given cautiously to the patient who is having renal impairment

    Diabetic ketoacidosis:

    Use of Acarbose tablet to the patient who is having diabetic ketoacidosis is contraindicated.

    Intestinal disease:

    The use of Acarbose inhibits the intestinal enzymes this is contraindicated to the patient who is having inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration, intestinal obstruction.

    Liver diseases:

    The use of Acarbose may increase the liver enzyme serum transaminase level and also increase the risk of hyperbilirubinemia and jaundice. Closely monitor the patient liver enzyme level.


    Over Dose

    Consuming more amount of tablets than the prescribed dose may lead to overdose. Kindly use the medicine as per your doctor advice


    Missed Dose

    If you missed the dose take it as soon as you remember do not take the tablet between the meals. If it is time for the next dose skip the missed dose and continue with a regular dose


    Storage and Disposal

    • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture and direct sunlight
    • Keep out of the reach of children
    • Do not keep outdated medicine
    • Ask your doctor or pharmacist how to  dispose of medicine that is not in use
    • Store below 30C


    Fast Tag

    •  Acarbose tablet is an Alpha-Glucosidase inhibitor
    • It is an anti-diabetic drug
    • It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus
    • Acarbose tablet should be taken orally by mouth two times daily before meals
    • Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to the composition of the Acarbose tablet