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Eclid 50mg tablets

Dexa Medica

Ingredients in every tablet

Acarbose 50 mg

Each package contains

5 strips of 10 tablets

Dosage form

tablet

Dosage formTablet; plain

Flavour

None

W.H.O. classification

A10B
A10B

A.T.C. Level 1

Anatomical Main group

A - Alimentary tract and metabolism
A10B

A.T.C. Level 2

Therapeutic subgroup

A10 - Drugs Used in Diabetes
A10B

A.T.C. Level 3

Pharmacological subgroup

A10B - Blood Glucose Lowering Drugs; excl. Insulins

Available in

Indonesia

Warnings

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use while operating heavy machinery has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

NOT RECOMMENDEDThis item is not safe for use during pregnancy.

Lactation

NOT RECOMMENDEDThis item is not safe for use during lactation.

Indication

Additional therapy in association with diet in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Dosage

18 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
The dosage must be determined by the doctor according to the needs of each patient. Unless otherwise specified, the recommended dosage of acarbose is as follows:
— Initial dose:
3x1 tablet 50 mg per day
or
3x1/2 tablet 100 mg per day

— Subsequent dose:
3x2 tablet 50 mg per day
or
3x1 tablet 100 mg per day up to 3x2 tablet 100 mg per day.

The dose may be increased after 4-8 weeks, and if the patient show an inadequate clinical response in the later course of the treatment. The average dose is 300 mg acarbose/day (corresponding to 3x2 tablet acarbose 50 mg/day, or 3x1 tablet acarbose 100 mg/day).

0 TO 18 YEARS OLD
Should not be used.

65 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
No alteration of dosage or dosing frequency is recommended with regard to the age of the patients.

METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION
Acarbose tablets are effective only if swallowed whole with a little liquid directly before the meal or be chewed with the first few mouthfuls of the meal.

PATIENT WITH HEPATIC IMPAIRMENT
No dose adjustment is required in patients with pre-existing impaired hepatic function.