Galvus Met 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

Diabetes Rx required

Best Price*  ₹ 262.80
MRP ₹328.50
(Inclusive of all taxes) *15 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mkt: Novartis Healthcare Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: India * Delivery charges if applicable will be applied at checkout

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  • GALVUS MET contains vildagliptin and metformin which belongs to a group of medicines called “oral antidiabetics”
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What GALVUS MET is used for?

  • GALVUS MET is used to treat adult patients with type 2 diabetes. This type of diabetes is also known as non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor, before taking GALVUS MET, if you:

  • have or have had a disease of the pancreas
  • have lactic acidosis
  • have significant loss of body fluids or dehydration
  • have diabetic skin lesions (complication of diabetes)
  • have major surgery
  • have impaired kidney or liver function
  • have an injection of a contrast medium that contains iodine (in context of x-ray or scan) 
  • avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking GALVUS MET since this may increase the risk of lactic acidosis
  • GALVUS MET is not recommended for mothers who are breastfeeding
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant or breast feeding
  • The use of GALVUS MET in children and adolescents up to 18 years of age is not recommended
  • If you feel dizzy while taking GALVUS MET, do not drive or use any tools or machines

Talk to your doctor, if you are taking:

  • glucocorticoids generally used to treat inflammation
  • beta-2 agonists generally used to treat respiratory disorders
  • other medicines used to treat diabetes
  • medicines which increase urine production (diuretics)
  • medicines used to treat pain and inflammation (NSAID and COX-2-inhibitors, such as ibuprofen and celecoxib)
  • certain medicines for the treatment of high blood pressure (ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists)
  • certain medicines affecting the thyroid and the nervous system
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • If you have reduced kidney function; your doctor may prescribe a lower dose
  • Also, if you are taking an anti-diabetic medicine known as a sulphonyl urea, your doctor may prescribe a lower dose
  • Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water
  • Take one tablet in the morning and the other in the evening with or just after food
  • Taking the tablet just after food will lower the risk of an upset stomach
  • Continue to follow any advice about diet that your doctor has given you. If you are following a diabetic weight control diet, continue with this while you are taking GALVUS MET

If you take more GALVUS MET

  • If you take too many GALVUS MET talk to a doctor immediately

If you forget to take GALVUS MET

  • If you forget to take a tablet, take it with your next meal unless you are due to take one then anyway
  • Do not take a double dose (two tablets at once) to make up for a forgotten tablet

If you stop taking GALVUS MET

  • Do not stop taking GALVUS MET unless your doctor tells you to
Very Rare

Like all medicines, GALVUS MET can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.


  • dizziness
  • headache
  • trembling that cannot be controlled
  • metallic taste
  • low blood glucose
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • pain in and around the stomach (abdominal pain)
  • loss of appetite
  • joint pain
  • tiredness
  • constipation
  • swollen hands
  • ankle or feet (oedema)


  • lactic acidosis
  • sore throat
  • runny nose
  • fever
  • abdominal pain
  • irregular heart beat or deep
  • rapid breathing
  • redness of the skin
  • itching
Additional Information

Side effects with other Anti-diabetics

  • Some patients have experienced the following side effects while taking GALVUS MET and a sulphonyl urea: Common: dizziness, tremor, weakness, low blood glucose, excessive sweating

Some patients have had the following side effects while taking GALVUS MET and insulin

  • Common: headache, chills, nausea (feeling sick), low blood glucose, heartburn. Uncommon: diarrhoea, flatulence 

Symptoms of lactic acidosis

Lactic acidosis is a medical emergency and must be treated in a hospital as it may lead to coma.

  • vomiting
  • stomach ache (abdominal pain)
  • muscle cramps
  • a general feeling of not being well with severe tiredness
  • difficulty in breathing
  • reduced body temperature and heartbeat


  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)

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Galvus Met 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

Galvus Met 50/500mg Tablet 15'S Mkt: Novartis Healthcare Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.328.50
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