Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet

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Composition for Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Posmeal Tablet

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Uses of Posmeal Tablet

Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Posmeal Tablet

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Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Posmeal Tablet

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. It is better to take Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet with food.

How Posmeal Tablet works

Posmeal 0.3mg tablet is active in the small intestine, where it inhibits enzymes which are responsible for the breakdown of complex sugar into simple sugars such as glucose. Which thereby slows the digestion of sugar in the intestines and primarily lowers the post-meal rise in blood sugar levels.

In Depth Information on Posmeal Tablet

Expert advice for Posmeal Tablet

  • It is very common to have flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea as a side effect. To prevent this it should be taken just before each meal.
  • It may cause low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) if used with sulfonylureas.
  • You should avoid using bile acid resins and antacids with Posmeal.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with chronic intestinal disorders, hernias, intestinal obstruction and intestinal ulcers.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Posmeal 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.
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Lactation
Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Posmeal
0.3mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Rantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Posmeal 0.3mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Voglibose

No. Posmeal 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.
Posmeal 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. Posmeal 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 Posmeal?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Posmeal.
Posmeal belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Posmeal 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 Posmeal safer than acarbose?
Posmeal has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Posmeal and metformin in combination?
Yes. Posmeal can be taken with metformin.
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