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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of acarbose Oral.

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/16/2010 7:49:07 AM

Reviewer: Bill, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have gas and stomach cramps.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/26/2010 10:51:22 AM

Reviewer: Iron Bunny, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I could power a small city with the gas I produce. Gas-X doesn't make a dent in the gas production. I stopped taking it days before a significant event and the gas production went away. I have discontinued taking Acarbose until I see my endocrinologist next month. I need an alternative to Acarbose. I discontinued Actos because of the fluid retention. At least fluid retention does not pro ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/18/2010 3:26:26 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Every time i take it I get acid indigestion!!!!!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/26/2009 1:23:50 AM

Reviewer: rph333, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
?After having too many side effects with Metformin and severe reaction with Pioglitazone, I was prescribed Acarbose ( all generic names). Beside some gas problem, I tolerated this better then others. But my blood glucose level was not significantly reduced? Fasting Glucose is still 110 mg/dL , though I have reduced my total caloric intake and very careful with carbohydrates intake. I'm border ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/31/2009 10:55:43 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

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