ATC Group: A10BF01 Acarbose

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Translations

Language
Translation
  English
Acarbose

Hierarchical Position

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description

Acarbose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, used in the treatment of diabetes. Inhibitors of a-glucosidase retard the breakdown of carbohydrates in the food and reduce the increase in blood glucose levels, which occurs after each meal.