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Who should take acarbose?

Acarbose is prescribed for people who have type 2 diabetes. This medication can help the body regulate blood sugar levels after you eat by slowing the process that converts carbohydrates into glucose. Acarbose is sometimes prescribed along with other diabetes medications.

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