Abacus 50mg Tablet

Introduction to Abacus 50mg Tablet

Abacus 50mg Tablet should be taken just before a meal or along with the first mouthful of food. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your blood sugar levels. It may be increased gradually. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness.

This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include flatulence (gas), stomach pain, and diarrhea. Please consult your doctor if these bother you or do not go away.

This medicine by itself does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). However, when used in combination with other diabetes medicines (especially insulin or sulphonylureas), it can lead to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Such episodes of hypoglycemia should be treated by taking plain glucose. Table sugar or common sugar will not help correct low blood sugar levels if you are taking this medicine.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Do not take this medicine if you have ulceration or inflammation in the bowel (eg. ulcerative colitis or Crohn&rsquos disease). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Please tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking this medicine as it may increase the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).

How Abacus 50mg Tablet Works?

Abacus 50mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose levels from rising very high immediately after meals.

How To Use Abacus 50mg Tablet

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Abacus 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Side Effects Of Abacus 50mg Tablet

  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQS

Abacus 50mg Tablet

Q. Can Abacus cause diarrhea?

Yes, diarrhea is a common side effect of Abacus. However, this does not affect everybody. Any food containing carbohydrates, such as household sugar (cane sugar) can cause diarrhea and severe abdominal pain. If diarrhea persists or becomes severe, then contact your doctor immediately.

Abacus 50mg Tablet

Q. What will happen if more than the recommended dose of Abacus is taken?

If you take more than the recommended dose of Abacus then it may cause temporary increase in flatulence (accumulation of gas), diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort. It is advised to avoid meals or drinks containing carbohydrates for the next 4-6 hours.

Abacus 50mg Tablet

Q. Who should not take Abacus?

Abacus should be avoided by patients who are allergic to it, have severe liver disease, or have inflammation or ulceration of intestine (eg Crohn’s disease). The use of Abacus should also be restricted in patients who have an intestinal obstruction (cramping pain, vomiting, obstipation, and lack of flatus). In addition, patients who have a large hernia or an intestinal disease where food is not digested or absorbed properly should avoid Abacus. Along with that, Abacus should not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Abacus 50mg Tablet

Q. When should Abacus be taken?

Abacus should be taken with your meals and should be swallowed whole with water or chewed with the first mouthful of food. The initial dose of Abacus is generally twice daily. The dose is then gradually increased to thrice daily.

Abacus 50mg Tablet

Q. Why does Abacus cause flatulence?

Abacus blocks the digestion of carbohydrates which causes accumulation of undigested carbohydrates in the colon. Bacterial fermentation of the accumulated carbohydrates causes intestinal gas, leading to flatulence and abdominal pain.

Abacus 50mg Tablet

Q. What if I forget to take Abacus?

If you forget to take a dose of Abacus, do not take the missed dose between meals. Wait for the scheduled dose and meal and continue taking your tablets as prescribed. Do not take the dose twice to make up for your forgotten tablets.

Abacus 50mg Tablet

Q. Does Abacus cause hypoglycemia?

Abacus does not cause hypoglycemia by itself though it has glucose-lowering effect. However, a fall of blood sugar levels in the hypoglycemic range may occur when given along with other antidiabetic medicines or insulin. If this occurs, consult your doctor who may modify your dose accordingly.

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Safety Advice For Abacus 50mg Tablet

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Abacus 50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Abacus 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

Information regarding the use of Abacus 50mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

Abacus 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

Abacus 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Abacus 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of Abacus 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

Abacus 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abacus 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of Abacus 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alcohol

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Abacus 50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Abacus 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

Information regarding the use of Abacus 50mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

Abacus 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

Abacus 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Abacus 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of Abacus 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

Abacus 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abacus 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of Abacus 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.