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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
Indication type 2 diabetes mellitus
Drug Class
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