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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Precose (Overview)

Precose is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Can you use acarbose or glucobay or precose for weight?

Can you use acarbose or glucobay or precose for weight?

Fast - no.: This is a reasonable medicine to help with weight loss. It is a starch blocker, and inhibits Alpha glucosidase, an intestinal enzyme that releases glucose from larger carbohydrates. But, fast weight loss is only temporary. Be patient and make a real change. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Precose (Overview)

Precose is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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If taking xenical and precose (acarbose) together can help me lose weight?

If taking xenical and precose (acarbose) together can help me lose weight?

They will teach you: Hi. Taking both Xenical AND Precose will sure teach you to stay away from the sugars & fats at a party! There will be a toxic cloud around you! ;-) I wouldn't prescribe them. I think both Belviq (lorcaserin) & Qsymia are more effective and better tolerated. Eat healthy and exercise regularly for life. Healthy lifestyle doesn't cause a lot of weight loss, but it helps, and it sets up good behavior patterns. ...Read more

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Please share side effects of acarbose?

Please share side effects of acarbose?

Acarbose side effect: Acarbose can be a helpful addition to the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The medication blocks the digestion and absorption of dietary sugars in the intestinal tract. The most common side effects are bloating, increase in intestinal gas and abdominal pain. Starting at a very small dose and gradually increasing the amount taken with each meal can help decrease these side effects. ...Read more

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Can you use acarbose or glucobay or precose for weight?

Fast - no.: This is a reasonable medicine to help with weight loss. It is a starch blocker, and inhibits Alpha glucosidase, an intestinal enzyme that releases glucose from larger carbohydrates. But, fast weight loss is only temporary. Be patient and make a real change. ...Read more

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Are acarbose or glucobay or precose good for weight loss?

Are acarbose or glucobay or precose good for weight loss?

Eat right, excercise: You don't need any "diets" or even supplements. Try the advice from www.Loseit.Com, it's totally free! those supplements are a waste of your money. ...Read more

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Do you think I can use acarbose, glucobay or precose for weight loss?

Do you think I can use acarbose, glucobay or precose for weight loss?

Yes: Acarbose blocks the conversion of complex carbohydrates into sugar, and delays their absorption. It also restores insulin receptor sensitivity, and benefits the cardiovascular system, resulting in a significant decrease of cardiovascular events. It is a very safe drug, but may cause gas or diarrhea, due to the fermentation of undigested carbohydrates in the colon. Minimize by reducing dose. ...Read more

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If taking xenical and precose (acarbose) together can help me lose weight?

They will teach you: Hi. Taking both Xenical AND Precose will sure teach you to stay away from the sugars & fats at a party! There will be a toxic cloud around you! ;-) I wouldn't prescribe them. I think both Belviq (lorcaserin) & Qsymia are more effective and better tolerated. Eat healthy and exercise regularly for life. Healthy lifestyle doesn't cause a lot of weight loss, but it helps, and it sets up good behavior patterns. ...Read more

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What is the best usage for acarbose tablets?

What is the best usage for acarbose tablets?

Several: If have pre diabetes, can prevent/ delay overt diabetes. With diabetes controls post-eating blood sugars but many people can't tolerate for its stomach side-effects. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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