10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.72.90

What is GV FORLIN?

  • GV FORLIN contains active ingredients called Glimepiride, Metformin and Voglibose
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What GV FORLIN is used for?

  • GV FORLIN is used in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking GV FORLIN, if you:

  • are allergic to GV FORLIN or to any of its ingredients
  • have kidney problems
  • have heart failure that is treated with medicines
  • have a condition called metabolic acidosis, including diabetic ketoacidosis
  • drink a lot of alcohol
  • have Inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulcerations or partial intestinal obstructions and patients being predisposed to intestinal obstruction
  • have chronic disorders associated with marked disorders of digestion or absorption, with conditions that may deteriorate because of increased gas formation in the intestine
  • have renal function impairment
  • have gastro-intestinal disorders
  • have insulin dependent diabetes
  • are in a diabetic coma
  • Ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, or breast feeding or planning to become pregnant
  • GV FORLIN may pass into breast milk
  • GV FORLIN is not recommended for use in children under 18 years of age
  • Your ability to concentrate or react may be reduced if your blood sugar is lowered (hypoglycaemia) or raised (hyperglycaemia) or if you develop visual problems because of such conditions
  • Please ask your doctor whether you can drive a car and use machines

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including:

  • phenylbutazone, azopropazone, oxyphenbutazone, used to treat pain and inflammation
  • insulin or other medicines to treat diabetes mellitus
  • anti-arrhythmic agents used to control abnormal heart beat such as disopyramide
  • fibrates, used to lower cholesterol level in blood
  • enalapril, used in the management of high blood pressure
  • fluoxetine, MAO inhibitors
  • allopurinol, probenecid, sulfinpyrazone, used in the treatment of gout
  • certain antibiotics such as tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, fluconazole, miconazole, quinolones, clarithromycin
  • levothyroxine
  • Take GV FORLIN exactly as prescribed
  • Your doctor will usually start you on a low dose and increase your dose slowly to control your blood sugar levels
  • Do not change your dose unless told to do so by your doctor
  • Swallow the medicine as a whole
  • Never crush or chew the tablets

If you take more GV FORLIN

  • If you have taken more GV FORLIN, contact your doctor or go to nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take GV FORLIN

  • If you forget to take GV FORLIN, take it as soon as you remember 
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose
  • Do not take two doses at the same time

If you stop taking GV FORLIN

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
Very Rare

Like all medicine, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.



  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • upset stomach


  • gastro intestinal tract such as soft stools or diarrhoea, flatulence, bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, abdominal fullness and nausea
  • liver problem
  • central nervous system such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness has been reported
  • endocrine and/or metabolic disorders



  • lactic acidosis (a buildup of an acid in the blood) that can cause death
  • hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)


  • Lower blood sugar than normal (hypoglycaemia)
  • Decrease in the number of blood cells such as, Blood platelets (which increases risk of bleeding or bruising)
  • White blood cells (which makes infections more likely)
  • Red blood cells (which can make the skin pale and cause weakness or breathlessness)


  • Voglibose, along with other alpha-glucosidase inhibitors agents, have shown to induce pneumatosis intestinalis in a few cases 


  • allergic reactions
  • abnormal liver function including yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), impairment of the bile flow (cholestasis), inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) or liver failure
  • feeling or being sick, diarrhoea, feeling full or bloated, and abdominal pain
  • decrease in the amount of sodium level in your blood (shown by blood tests)


Additional Information


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

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