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Dabex XR - Used for: Treating type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines. Dabex XR is a biguanide antidiabetic. It works by decreasing the amount of sugar that the liver produces and the intestines absorb. It also helps to make your body more sensitive to the insulin that you naturally produce. Dabex XR is an oral antihyperglycemic agent that improves glucose tolerance in patients with NIDDM, lowering both basal and postprandial plasma glucose.
Dabex XR is not chemically or pharmacologically related to any other class of oral antihyperglycemic agents. Unlike sulfonylureas, Dabex XR does not produce hypoglycemia in either patients with NIDDM or healthy subjects and does not cause hyperinsulinemia. Dabex XR does not affect insulin secretion.
Dabex XR (Ivax) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Dabex XR (Ivax) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Dabex XR (Ivax) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels. Dabex XR (Y.S.) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat.
It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver.
For more information, please contact your medical doctor.