GLYSET Tablets contain miglitol, an oral
alpha-glucosidase inhibitor for use in the management of non-insulin-dependent
diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).
Miglitol is a desoxynojirimycin derivative, and is chemically known
It is a white to pale-yellow
powder with a molecular
weight of 207.2. Miglitol
is soluble in water
and has a pK a of 5.9. Its
GLYSET is available as 25 mg, 50 mg
and 100 mg tablets for oral
use. The inactive ingredients are starch,
stearate, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, polyethylene
glycol, titanium dioxide, and polysorbate 80.