Miglitol is a Medicine belongs to Alpha-glucosidase inhibitor group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 493   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Glyset

  ►  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 : 493   Edition : 37,

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.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 493   Edition : 37,




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, Flatulence, Abdominal distension, diarrhea, Pain, Ileus, hepatotoxicity, Skin reactions, oedema,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Miglitol is with Insulin , Neomycin , Cholestyramine , Digoxin , Propranolol , Ranitidine ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471,493   Edition : 37,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  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 acarbose and a reduction in its dosage may be required. Acarbose may inhibit the absorption of digoxin. Miglitol may reduce the bioavailability of propranolol and ranitidine.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471,493   Edition : 37,


►  Contraindication : renal impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 493   Edition : 37,
  ►  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 : 471   Edition : 37,

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 : 493   Edition : 37,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   NA
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 493   Edition : 37,

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   nf,    Max value :-   NA
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,