Acarbose

by Cathy Parkes March 09, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Acarbose

Acarbose is an alpha glucosidase inhibitor used to treat type 2 Diabetes. It works by inhibiting glucose absorption in the GI tract.

HINT: A = "NO" + CARBS. So "No carbs" absorbed in the GI tract with acarbose.

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