acarbose, Precose (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: There are no studies of acarbose treatment during pregnancy in humans. Insulin therapy is recommended in pregnancy.

NURSING MOTHERS: Acarbose is excreted in the milk of lactating animals, but no human studies have been conducted. Acarbose use is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/7/2015

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