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Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD


Overview

Introduction

Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels in your body after each meal. It is used when other similar medicines along with a restricted diet, are unable to control abnormally high blood sugar levels.

Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD should be taken just after meals. The dose will be decided by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without asking your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness. If you miss a dose, do not take the missed dose in between two meals. Wait until your next meal and take it just after meals as usual. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine include flatulence, stomach pain and diarrhea. Please consult your doctor if these do not resolve or persist for a longer duration. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a urinary tract infection or if you are on water pills (diuretics). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects.

Uses of Megavog Tablet MD

Side effects of Megavog Tablet MD

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Megavog Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD is to be taken with food.

How Megavog Tablet MD works

Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits an enzyme that helps in conversion of carbohydrates to glucose. This slows down carbohydrate digestion/absorption thereby preventing increase in blood glucose after meals.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Megavog Tablet MD?

If you miss a dose of Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD.
  • Megavog 0.3 Tablet MD lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Megavog with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Since 3 years I have Type 2 Diabetes and am presently on 1 tab. of glynase MF .My fasting is 130 and PP goes up to 170-180. I want to lower it further. I have been advised to take 1 tab. of voglibose 0.3 with lunch.Iam unable to walk more than 1 k.m. due to osteoarthritis but I am cycling daily for one hour to compensate. What do I do to control B-G level more effectively?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It is ok but further maintain your calories intake as per your BMI.CONSULT DIABETIC EDUCATOR
Sir/madam Diabetes type--Type-2 Diabetes Im taking 1 tablet in morning after TIFFIN. Tablet--GLYCOMET-GP2 FORTE. This 1 tablet sufficient as my Diabetes checkup results.& My liver Mildly enlarged this is my problem so pls expalin only 1 Tablet wii effect on any parts of my body Pls ExplainFBS-170 PPBS-190
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to examine and priscribe medicine for you.Without examine , can't priscribe any medicine in your case.so plz consult doctor near by or can visit our clinic
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FAQs

Q. Does Megavog cause weight loss?

There is evidence that normal doses of Megavog does not cause significant weight loss. However, very high doses of this medicine can affect the absorption of food, thereby causing weight loss. Do not take this medication for weight loss as it is not approved for treatment of obesity. Do consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. How should you take Megavog?

Megavog is usually prescribed to be taken orally three times daily immediately before each meal. Megavog may be given along with a controlled diet. However, in case Megavog does not work alone, it may be given along with a proper diet and other antidiabetic medicines. Your doctor may further increase your doses if the given doses do not provide sufficient control over the blood sugar levels. Do not take this medication by yourself and consult your doctor before starting this medication.

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References
  1. Dabhi AS, Bhatt NR, Shah MJ. Voglibose: An Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitor. J Clin Diagn Res. 2013;7(12):3023-7. [Accessed 12 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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