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When can I stop taking Precose?

You should not stop taking Precose (acarbose), a drug prescribed for type 2 diabetes, unless it isn't working for you or its side effects are unacceptable. You may need to take it long term. Never stop taking this drug without talking to your doctor first -- even if you feel better or your symptoms go away.

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