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User Reviews for Acarbose

Acarbose has an average rating of 4.5 out of 10 from a total of 2 ratings on 50% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.

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Diabetes, Type 2  
2 reviews 152 medications
Summary of Acarbose reviews 4.5 2 reviews

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Pattyleigh June 4, 2016

For Diabetes, Type 2: “I took acarbose for 2 months. It did nothing to lower my blood sugars. I had diarrhea severly and bad gas all the time. I had to stop going out in public and a restaurant would of been rude. My husband moved out of our bedroom and my family complained around me. Stomach pain was very strong and felt weird. Since I have been off of it for 1 month my colon seem painfull and having trouble getting back to regularity.”

1 / 10
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jangarrett71 ยท Taken for 2 to 5 years August 18, 2016

For Diabetes, Type 2: “The only side effect I've had is gas. But if you keep taking it that seems to pretty much subside.”

8 / 10
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