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GALVUS 50 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR GALVUS

Vildagliptin(50mg)

food interaction for GALVUS

alcohol interaction for GALVUS

pregnancy interaction for GALVUS

lactation interaction for GALVUS

medicine interaction for GALVUS

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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.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR GALVUS

    Vildagliptin(50mg)

    Uses

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

    How it works

    Galvus 50 mg tablet increase the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

    Common side effects

    Headache, Hypoglycaemia (fall in blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Nasopharyngitis, Upper respiratory tract infection

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR GALVUS 50 MG TABLET

    Patients taking GALVUS 50 MG TABLET

    • 42%
      Twice A Day
    • 38%
      Once A Day
    • 12%
      Thrice A Day
    • 4%
      Twice A Week
    • 2%
      Thrice A week
    • 2%
      Four Times A Day
    • 1%
      Alternate Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR GALVUS

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    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

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    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
    64%
    Moderately effective
    18%
    Can't say
    9%
    Not effective
    9%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    100%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)