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GALVUS 50 MG TABLET

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Composition for GALVUS

Vildagliptin(50 mg)

food interaction for GALVUS

alcohol interaction for GALVUS

pregnancy interaction for GALVUS

lactation interaction for GALVUS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Galvus 50 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Galvus 50 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Galvus 50 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for GALVUS

Vildagliptin(50 mg)

Uses

Galvus 50 mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

How it works

Galvus 50 mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Common side effects

Constipation, Cough, Dizziness, Headache, Increased sweating, Nasopharyngitis

Common Dosage for GALVUS 50 MG TABLET

Patients taking GALVUS 50 MG TABLET

  • 49%
    Twice A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Day
  • 7%
    Thrice A Day
  • 2%
    Four Times A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week

SUBSTITUTES for GALVUS

4 Substitutes
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  • JALRA 50 MG TABLET
    (14 tablets in strip)
    USV Ltd
    Rs. 25.75/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 360.50
    same price
  • ZOMELIS 50 MG TABLET
    (14 tablets in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 23.43/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 328
    save 9% more per tablet
  • VYSOV 50MG TABLET
    (14 tablets in strip)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 23.43/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 328
    save 9% more per tablet
  • GALVUS 50 MG TABLET
    (14 tablets in strip)
    Novartis India Ltd
    Rs. 23.43/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 328
    save 9% more per tablet

Top Diabetologists

  • Dr. Atul Luthra
    MBBS, MD, DNB
    4.8
  • Dr. Neelima Mishra
    MBBS, MD
    4.4
  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, CCT
    4.3
  • Dr. J. K. Sharma
    MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
    4.2
  • Dr. Sanjay Verma
    MBBS, MD
    4.1

Expert advice for GALVUS

  • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines.
  • Notify your doctor if you have or ever had:
    • A disease of the pancreas (such as pancreatitis).
    • Gallstones, alcohol dependency or very high levels of triglycerides (a form of fat found in blood) in your blood. These medical conditions can increase your chance of getting pancreatitis.
    • Type 1 diabetes.
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis (a complication of diabetes with high blood sugar, rapid weight loss, nausea or vomiting)
    • Any past or present kidney problems.
    • An allergic reaction to Vildagliptin
     

Frequently asked questions for GALVUS

Vildagliptin

Q.Is vildagliptin safe?
Vildagliptin (also available as galvus, jalra) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.How is vildagliptin metabolized?
Vildagliptin is metabolized by the process of hydrolysis in kidney

Q.Does vildagliptin cause weight gain?
Body weight usually does not change with vildagliptin therapy. However, consult your doctor, if you experience weight gain

Q.Is vildagliptin better than sitagliptin?
Vildagliptin and sitagliptin belong to same class of drugs and are equally effective and safe in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Is vildagliptin licensed with insulin?
Vildagliptin can be taken in combination with insulin when prescribed by doctor. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.

What our users are saying about GALVUS 50 MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
75%
Not effective
13%
Can't say
13%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
67%
No
33%

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)