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Composed of an acarviosin moiety
It is a starch blocker, and inhibits alpha glucosidase, an intestinal enzyme that releases glucose from larger carbohydrates
It is composed of an acarviosin moiety with a maltose at the reducing terminus
Since acarbose prevents the degradation of complex carbohydrates into glucose, some carbohydrate will remain in the intestine and be delivered to the colon
In the colon, bacteria digest the complex carbohydrates, causing gastrointestinal side-effects such asflatulence (78% of patients) and diarrhea (14% of patients)
Since these effects are dose-related, in general it is advised to start with a low dose and gradually increase the dose to the desired amount. One study found that G.I. side effects decreased significantly (from 50% to 15%) over 24 weeks, even on constant dosing
If a patient using acarbose suffers from a bout of hypoglycemia, the patient must eat something containing monosaccharides, such as glucose tablets or gel (GlucoBurst, Insta-Glucose, Glutose, Level One) and a doctor should be called
Because acarbose blocks the breakdown of table sugar and other complex sugars, fruit juice or starchy foods will not effectively reverse a hypoglycemic episode in a patient taking acarbose
Hepatitis has been reported with acarbose use. It usually goes away when the medicine is stopped. Therefore, liver enzymes should be checked before and during use of this medicine
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