Miglitol is a Medicine belongs to Antidiabetic group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Glyset; Diamig; Elitox; Miglit; Mignar; Migset

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 25  mg, Tablet with 50  mg, Tablet with 100  mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 766   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Type 2 diabetes mellitus Oral 25 mg Tablet t.i.d. With meals, although a lower dose may be used minimize gastrointestinal disturbances starting at 25mg once daily and gradually increasing to three times daily. After 4 to 8 weeks of a regimen of 25mg three times daily,the dose may be increased to 50mg three times daily, then adjusted after a further 3 months.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
Precaution :- If a Patient is using 'Miglitol' drug in acute kidney injury disease, then Please contraindicated   if he ever suffered from Diabetic Nephropathy disease.
►  Side Effect : , gastrointestinal disturbance, Abdominal distension, diarrhoea, Pain, transient and reversible increase in liver enzyme values, thrombocytopenia, Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis, Injection site reactions including pain, erythema, pruritus, induration, swelling and necrosis.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491,466   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 491,467   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Miglitol is with ,  Propranolol , Ranitidine , Insulin , Neomycin , Digoxin ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491,467   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Miglitol may reduce the bioavailability of propranolol and ranitidine. Miglitol may enhance the effects of other antidiabetics, including insulin, and a reduction in their dosage may be needed. Use with gastrointestinal adsorbents and digestive enzyme preparations can diminish the effects of acarbose and should be avoided. Neomycin and colestyramine may enhance the effects of Miglitol and a reduction in its dosage may be required. Miglitol may inhibit the absorption of digoxin. ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491,469   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : Inflammatory bowel disease, particularly where there is associated ulceration, and in gastrointestinal obstruction, chronic intestinal diseases, Hypoglycaemia, hepatic impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491,467   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 491,466   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Miglitol is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, This slows the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates in the small intestine and hence reduces the increase in blood-glucose concentrations after a carbohydrate load.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491,466   Edition : 38,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 38,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   NA
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 38,

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA