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Miglitol Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 11, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 25 mg; 50 mg; 100 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Diabetes Type 2

Individualize dose based on efficacy and tolerability:

Initial dose: 25 mg orally 3 times a day

Maintenance dose: 50 mg to 100 mg orally 3 times a day
Maximum dose: 100 mg orally 3 times a day


Use: As an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Significant renal dysfunction (CrCl less than 25 mL/min or serum creatinine greater than 2 mg/dL): Use is not recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Dose Adjustments

Gastrointestinal Adverse Effects:



Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:



Patient advice:

Further information

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