What is Acarbose (Precose), and what does it do?
Acarbose (Precose) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Acarbose (Precose) is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. It represses an enzyme called alpha-glucosidase, which slows carbohydrate digestion. As an effect of taking Acarbose (Precose), your body will absorb less sugar from the food you eat, meaning you will have lower post-meal blood sugar levels.
What dosages of Acarbose (Precose) are available?
The following are available dosages and forms of Acarbose (Precose):
- 25 mg
- 50 mg
- 100 mg
What side effects are common with taking Acarbose (Precose)?
The most common side effects of Acarbose (Precose) are:
- Mild diarrhea
- Mild skin rash
- Stomach discomfort
Some people experience more serious side effects from Acarbose (Precose), including:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Rectal bleeding
- Dark urine
If you are taking Acarbose (Precose), and you start to experience side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Who should NOT take Acarbose (Precose)?
Not all people can take Acarbose (Precose). Acarbose (Precose) may not be a good choice if:
- You have an allergy to Acarbose or other similar medications
- You have a history of ketoacidosis
- You are pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What drugs are similar to Acarbose (Precose)?
Does Acarbose (Precose) have a generic form?
Acarbose is a generic drug that is prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. Precose is its brand name form.
What is the price of Acarbose (Precose) without insurance?
How can I save money on Acarbose (Precose)?
NSUR offers a prescription discount card called NSURx to help you save money on your Acarbose (Precose) prescriptions.
Simply present your NSURx card to the pharmacist the next time you fill a prescription of Acarbose (Precose) at your local pharmacy, and you could save up to 80% on your prescription costs! Moreover, every time you fill a prescription using NSURx, you will receive NSUR Coin as a reward, which you can use to buy goods and services on our health and wellness shopping platform.
Over 35,000 pharmacies accept NSURx prescriptions, including major chains like Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart and smaller, independent retailers in your neighborhood.
There is no limit on the number of prescriptions you can fill using NSURx or the frequency at which you can fill them. You can even use NSURx to get discounts on other prescriptions for your friends and family (including pets!).
Visit NSURx’s price lookup tool to see how much you can start saving today on your Acarbose (Precose) prescriptions and to find the nearest pharmacy to you that accepts NSURx, or call +1 (855) 917-6216. Most users have a pharmacy within 2 miles of their home that takes NSURx.