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Can you use acarbose or glucobay or precose for weight?
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Dr. Steven Tucker
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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