What is Migtor (Miglitol) used for?
Migtor (Miglitol) is given to people who suffer from type 2 diabetes, to help control their condition and to reduce the risk of a heart attack or a stroke. It works by helping to inhibit the absorption of sugar in the small intestine, which in turn leads to a decrease in blood sugar levels after meals.
How should I use Migtor (Miglitol)?
Migtor (Miglitol) tablets are taken orally, usually 3 times per day. The tablets must be taken with the first bite of a meal. However, it is important to note that the dosage may differ for each individual. Therefore, it is essential to consult your physician before taking this medication, so that you can be properly advised on the required dosage.
What are the side effects of Migtor (Miglitol)?
Migtor (Miglitol) may cause some side effects to occur, such as:
Patients should immediately consult their physician if any other more serious side effects occur, such as confusion, seizures, unconsciousness or symptoms of hyperglycemia . Discuss the risks of all potential side effects with your physician before taking this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Migtor (Miglitol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.