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Acarbose

Precose (acarbose) is an oligosaccharide pharmaceutical. Acarbose was first approved as Precose on 1995-09-06. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in the USA. It is known to target maltase-glucoamylase, intestinal and pancreatic alpha-amylase.

 

Trade Name

 

Precose
 

Common Name

 

acarbose
 

ChEMBL ID

 

CHEMBL1566
 

Indication

 

type 2 diabetes mellitus
 

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Acarbose structure rendering