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What is Voglibose used for?
Voglibose is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Voglibose may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does Voglibose work?
Voglibose belongs to the class of drugs called as the anti-diabetic drugs. This drug acts by delaying the digestion and absorption of carbohydrate, which results in lowering the plasma glucose levels.
How to take Voglibose?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Voglibose as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
If you miss a dose of Voglibose, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with Voglibose?
Insulin is the only drug that interacts with Voglibose. Please consult your doctor for potential drug interactions.
What are the side effects of Voglibose?
The following are the most common side effects of Voglibose:
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Abnormal liver function
- Intramural bowel gas
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while taking Voglibose
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Voglibose or similar drugs.
- Avoid Voglibose during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if Voglibose causes dizziness or blurred vision.
You are advised not to take Voglibose if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before taking Voglibose?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of bleeding disorders, heart diseases and liver diseases.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Frequently asked questions about Voglibose
- What are the contraindications of Voglibose?
- What is the standard dose of Voglibose?
- How should Voglibose be stored?
- Can I use Voglibose to treat type 1 diabetes?
Contraindications of Voglibose include inflammatory bowel disease, hernia, severe ketosis, severe infection, lactation, pregnancy and hypersensitivity.
The standard dose of Voglibose is 200 – 300 mcg thrice a day.
Voglibose must be stored at room temperature away from sunlight.
No, Voglibose is only prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. Please consult your doctor for appropriate medication in case of type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis.
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