Medicine Overview of Hilvog Tablet
Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes that cause breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
In Depth Information on Hilvog Tablet
Hilvog is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Hilvog.
Hilvog lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels, and therefore should be taken just before meals.
Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhoea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.
Hilvog Tablet related warnings
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hilvog 0.3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Hilvog
0.3mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Voglibose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Hilvog Tablet
No. Hilvog is not approved for weight loss. It can produce weight loss on prolonged use due to inhibition of carbohydrate digestion and delayed gastric emptying. It is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with post-prandial hyperglycemia.
Hilvog should not be used in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration, intestinal obstruction, or chronic intestinal disease and in patients with severe hepatic impairment.
Yes. Hilvog can be used along with Insulin. It may potentiate the hypoglycemic effects of insulin, so the dosages of these agents may need to be changed accordingly.
Q. What would be the benefit to taking Pioglitazone vs Hilvog?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Hilvog.
Hilvog belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Hilvog are taken orally and should be chewed with the first mouthful of food, or swallowed whole with a little liquid directly before the meal. It is only effective in patients eating complex carbohydrates as they delay glucose absorption until further along the digestive tract.
Q. Why is Hilvog safer than acarbose?
Hilvog has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Hilvog and metformin in combination?
Yes. Hilvog can be taken with metformin.
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