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How to take Acarbose?

Acarbose is normally consumed orally. Acarbose pills should be taken a day thrice. It's important to take each dose just after every meal. Stick to the instructions on the medicine label or take as instructed by your doctor. Generic: Acarbose (tablet- 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg) Brand: Precose (tablet - 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg)

Missed Dose

It does not affect your body if you miss one or two doses of Acarbose. There is no harm done by skipping a dosage. However, certain medications will not function if you do not take them on time. If you miss a dosage, your body may experience a chemical alteration. If you miss a dosage, your doctor may encourage you to take the drug as soon as possible.

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Overdosing on medicine can happen by mistake. There is a risk of adverse consequences on your body's processes if you consume more Acarbose pills than suggested. A pharmaceutical overdose can result in a medical emergency.


Your medicines can get damaged if they directly contact heat, air, or light. Medicine can have certain negative consequences if you are exposed to it.

The drug must be kept secure and out of reach of youngsters.

Generally, the medicine should be maintained between 68°F and 77°F (20°C and 25°C) at room temperature.

Consult your doctor before using Acarbose. If you have any issues or negative effects after taking Acarbose, go to the nearest hospital or visit your doctor. To avoid emergencies, keep your prescriptions in your backpack while travelling. When using Acarbose, always follow your prescription and your doctor's instructions.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, Acarbose is safe to take with alcohol.

The cost of Acarbose is between INR 60 and INR 80 approximately.

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