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In the US, Miglitol (miglitol systemic) is a member of the drug class alpha-glucosidase inhibitors and is used to treat Diabetes, Type 2.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Oral antidiabetic agent: Alpha-glucosidase inhibitor

Chemical Name

3,4,5-Piperidinetriol, 1-(2-hydroxyetyl)-2-(hydroxymetyl)-, [2R-(2α,3β,4α,5β)]-

Foreign Names

  • Miglitolum (Latin)
  • Miglitol (German)
  • Miglitol (French)
  • Miglitol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Miglitol (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Bay m 1099 (IS: Bayer)

Brand Names

  • Diaban
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Diamig
    Micro DTF, India
  • Diaset
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Diastabol
    Bayer, China; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Synthelabo, Greece
  • Elitox
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Euglitol
    AHPL, India
  • Glyset
    Pfizer U.S., United States
  • Laiping
    Xinchang Medicine & Chemical Co Ltd, China
  • Migbose
    Standard, Taiwan
  • Miglit
    Biocon, India
  • Mignar
    Glenmark, India
  • Mignar-MF (Miglitol and Metformin)
    Glenmark, India
  • Plumarol
    Lacer, Spain
  • Seibule
    Sanwa Kagaku, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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