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When can I stop taking miglitol?

It's likely you can stop taking the type 2 diabetes drug miglitol (Glyset) when it appears that you'll be able to maintain normal blood sugar levels without it, and by following a healthy diet and getting regular exercise alone. While you're taking miglitol, your doctor will run regular tests to check how you're responding to the drug; when he or she feels that you no longer need miglitol, you'll probably be able to stop taking it. Even if you're feeling well, however, don't quit taking miglitol without your doctor's go-ahead.

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