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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use miglitol?

Experts don't know if the diabetes drug miglitol (Glyset) is safe to use during pregnancy. It hasn't been well studied in pregnant women to see how it might affect a developing fetus. For that reason, you should take miglitol only if you have type 2 diabetes and your doctor feels that it's necessary for you to add this drug to your treatment plan. If you're planning to become pregnant or are pregnant, talk to your doctor about taking miglitol.

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