Always consult the doctor who prescribed Acarbose to you; as this is only a partial interacting medicines list:
Acarbose Conflicting Medications
It is important that your physician knows if you are currently taking any medications along with Acarbose; as there may be conflicting interaction. Let your physician know if you:
- Male hormones or anabolic steroids
- Water pills
- Female hormones such as estrogens, progestins or contraceptive pills
- Some herbal dietary supplements
- Medications to suppress appetite or for weight loss
- Medicines for allergies, colds or cough
- Beta blockers that are often used for high blood pressure or heart problems such as atenolol, metoprolol, propranolol
- Beverages containing alcohol
- Other diabetic medications
- Thyroid hormones
- Pancrelipase, pancreatin, amylase, or other digestive enzyme supplements
- Steroid medicines such as prednisone or cortisone
- Are a smoker
- Use any other legal or illegal drugs or substances
- Consume alcohol or caffeine on a regular basis
All of the activities listed above could affect the results you see from taking Acarbose.
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Conditions of USE: The prescription drug information on this database is to be used for instructional purposes only; it is not intended to substitute for the knowledge of a healthcare professional. Please consult a physician before and while you are taking Acarbose. If you experience any other side effects while taking Acarbose please consult an experienced professional. This database does not contain all the information regarding Acarbose nor is it intended to cover all possible directions, side effects, and uses. If you need more information regarding Acarbose, contact your physician or any other healthcare provider.