Medicine Overview of Azmet VG Tablet
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Side Effects of Azmet VG are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Diarrhoea, Taste change, Flatulence, Stomach pain, Headache, Skin rash, Respiratory tract infection.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet is a combination of three antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride, metformin and voglibose. They work by different mechanisms to provide better control of blood sugar when single or dual therapy is not effective. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which lowers glucose production in the liver, delays glucose absorption from intestines and increases the body's sensitivity to insulin. Voglibose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor which prevents breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
In Depth Information on Azmet VG Tablet
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood sugar better than either alone.
- You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet.
- Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
- Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine.
- It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal. Carry a sugar source with you for immediate relief.
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
Azmet VG Tablet related warnings
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Azmet VG 1mg/500mg/0.2mg Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Questions Related to Azmet VG
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on email@example.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal
Frequently asked questions about Azmet VG Tablet
Azmet VG is a combination of three medicines: Glimepiride+Metformin+Voglibose. This medicine is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) along with diet and exercise to improve blood glucose levels in these patients. Glimepiride lowers the blood glucose levels by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas. Metformin works by lowering the glucose production in the liver and improving insulin sensitivity. Voglibose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor which lowers the post-prandial (after meals) glucose levels in the body. This combination is not indicated for the treatment of Type 1 DM.
Q. What are the possible side effects of Azmet VG?
The use of Azmet VG is associated with common side effects like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, diarrhoea, altered taste, flatulence, stomach pain, headache, skin rash, and respiratory tract infection.
Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Azmet VG should not be taken?
The use of Azmet VG should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine is also contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease and in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulcerations and underlying metabolic acidosis including diabetic ketoacidosis.
Q. Is it safe to take alcohol while I am also taking Azmet VG?
No, it is not safe to take Azmet VG along with alcohol, as it may lower your low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) and can increase the chances of lactic acidosis.
Q. Can the use of Azmet VG cause hypoglycemia?
Yes, the use of Azmet VG can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). Symptoms of hypoglycemia include nausea, headache, irritability, hunger, sweating, dizziness, fast heart rate, and feeling anxious or shaky. It happens more often if you miss or delay your food, drink alcohol, do more than routine exercise or take other antidiabetic medicine along with. So, regular monitoring of blood sugar level is important and be always keep glucose tablets, honey or fruit juice with you.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Azmet VG?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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