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Acarbose Chemical Structure

What Is Acarbose (PRECOSE Or Glucobay)?

Pure acarbose is a white to off-white crystalline powder. It is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in PRECOSE Or Glucobay. It has been made into tablets or capsules to treat diabetes and Mellitus type 2 prediabetes. Studies have shown that acarbose is effective and very safe against type 2 diabetes within Asians.

Acarbose is a pseudotetrasaccharide and inhibitor of alpha-glucosidase and pancreatic alpha-amylase with antihyperglycemic activity. It inhibits alpha-glucosidase, which is an enteric enzyme found in the brush border of the small intestines that hydrolyzes oligosaccharides and disaccharides into glucose and other monosaccharides.

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Acarbose Basic Information

Name: Acarbose

Cas No.: 56180-94-0

Molecular Formula:C25H43NO18

Synonyms: 56180-94-0; Glucobay; Precose; Prandase; C25H43NO18; 4,6-dideoxy-4-{[(1S,4R,5S,6S)-4,5,6-trihydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)cyclohex-2-en-1-yl]amino}-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)-D-glucopyranose; Precose (TN);

GMP/DMF: Available

Standards: USP/EP/CP

MOQ: 1Kg

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Can you use acarbose for weight loss?

There are diabetic patients losing weight after taking acarbose over a certain period. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders has reported that long-term use of acarbose resulted in modest weight loss in people with type 2 diabetes. 

Some people may ask: ‘Is acarbose suitable for weight loss? Am I a diabetic with type 2 diabetes?’ However, the market main-stream weight-loss ingredient is orlistat. Anyone interested in losing weight by acarbose must take extra care or consult their doctor before taking it.

Acarbose contraindications

Acarbose is contraindicated for patients hypersensitive to acarbose and those with diabetic ketoacidosis or cirrhosis. Acarbose is also contraindicated for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration, partial intestinal obstruction or those predisposed to intestinal obstruction. 

Besides acarbose is contraindicated for patients with chronic intestinal diseases associated with marked disorders of digestion or absorption and those with conditions that may deteriorate as a result of increased gas formation in the intestine.

Acarbose Interactions

Acarbose interacts with (but not limited to) alcohol, thiazides, and other diuretics, corticosteroids, phenothiazines, thyroid products, estrogens, oral contraceptives, phenytoin, nicotinic acid, sympathomimetics, calcium channel-blocking agents, isoniazid, Sulfonylureas or Insulin, Intestinal adsorbents, and digoxin.

What is acarbose class?

Chemically speaking, acarbose is an organic compound classified as Other organic oxygen-containing heterocyclic compounds, with HS Code as 2932999099.

Pharmaceutically speaking, acarbose belongs to a class of drugs called alpha-glucosidase inhibitors. Miglitol is another alpha-glucosidase marketed as Gluset.

What is the acarbose price? (Updated 2020.01.05)

Acarbose cost of USP/EP standards for commercial quantities (Over 100kg) is around 760USD/kg.

Acarbose price for 1kg acarbose with door-to-door shipment is about 1600USD.

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