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Precose (acarbose) is a man-made oligosaccharide medication prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in conjunction with diet and exercise. It belongs to the class of drugs called alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, which also includes miglitol (Glyset).

Common side effects include:

There are possible rare, but serious side effects of Precose that may include:

Drug interactions, dosage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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