Prevog 0.2mg Tablet 10'S

Diabetes Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

PREVOG 0.2MG contain Voglibose which belongs to a group of medicine called competitive α glucosisade inhibitors (α-GIs). It is indicated to improve postprandial hyperglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a condition in which your body does not make enough insulin, and or the insulin produces does not work. When this happens, your body makes too much of sugar (i.e. glucose) which gets build up in the blood resulting in serious health problems.

PREVOG 0.2MG works by inhibiting the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose levels from rising very high immediately after meal. The most common side effects are diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, constipation, heartburn. This medicine must be taken at start of a meal and try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Your blood sugar will be monitored by your periodically, with regular blood test, including your blood sugar level and your hemoglobin A1C. Stay on exercise and diet as prescribed by your doctor while taking this medicine. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, or pancreas problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking PREVOG 0.2MG.

USES OF PREVOG 0.2MG

  • Helps to improve postprandial hyperglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

HOW PREVOG 0.2MG WORKS

It works by inhibiting the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose levels from rising very high immediately after meals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PREVOG 0.2MG

COMMON

  • soft stools or diarrhoea
  • rise in liver enzymes
  • nausea, vomiting, dizziness
  • constipation
  • anorexia
  • heartburn
  • blurred vision
  • numbness
  • increased intestinal gas (symptoms including abdominal swelling, increased flatus and intestinal obstruction)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluid such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicine without talking to a doctor.

Nausea and vomiting:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy. 

Constipation:

Take fibre rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

PREVOG 0.2MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

PREVOG 0.2MG should be used with caution in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with PREVOG 0.2MG.

KIDNEY

PREVOG 0.2MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

PREVOG 0.2MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take PREVOG 0.2MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Voglibose or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had condition such as,

  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulcerations or partial intestinal obstructions and patients being predisposed to intestinal obstruction
  • chronic disorder associated with marked disorders of digestion or absorption, with conditions that may deteriorate as a result of increased gas formation in the intestine

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • antidiabetic medicines such as sulfonylamide and sulfonylarea, bigluconide derivatives, insulin preparations and agents (used for improving insulin resistance)
  • beta blockers, salicylates, MAO inhibitors and fibrates (Helps to enhance the hypoglycaemic action)
  • epinephrine, adrenocortical hormone, and thyroid hormones (Helps to reduce hypoglycaemic action)
  • warfarin

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Voglibose
Pharmacological Category :   Oral antidiabetic agent
Therapeutic Indication :  

Postprandial hyperglycaemia inpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Dispersible tablet

 

MORE INFORMATION

Store at room temperature and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT PREVOG 0.2MG

How does PREVOG 0.2MG works?

It works by inhibiting the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose levels from rising very high immediately after meals.

Can I take PREVOG 0.2MG during pregnancy?

It should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

Can PREVOG 0.2MG cause constipation?

Yes, this medicine may cause constipation in some individuals. Take fibre rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Insulin, Oral Hypoglycaemic Drugs and Glucagon. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. seventh edition.2013. Page-277.

2. Bertram G. Katzung, Pancreatic Hormones and Antidiabetic Drugs, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, Fourteenth Edition, 2015. Page-761.

3. Ajay S. Dabhi,1 Nikita R. Bhatt,2 and Mohit J. Shah3. Voglibose: An Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitor.US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. 15 Dec 2013. [Accessed 30 Oct 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3919386/#:~:text=So%20voglibose%3A,carbohydrate%20absorption%20and%20decreases%20PPHG

4. Ajay S Dabhi 1, Nikita R Bhatt 2, Mohit J Shah 3. Voglibose: an alpha glucosidase inhibitor. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Dec 2013. [Accessed 30 Oct 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24551718/

5. Cipla med, August 2015 [Revised on August 2015] [Accessed 30 Oct 2020] https://www.ciplamed.com/content/prandial-md-tablets

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Glucose - Fasting Blood
  • Glucose - Postprandial Blood
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    17.5
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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