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PPG MD 0.3 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

PPG MD 0.3 Tablet 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.

PPG MD 0.3 Tablet 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 PPG Tablet MD

Side effects of PPG Tablet MD

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use PPG 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. PPG MD 0.3 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How PPG Tablet MD works

PPG MD 0.3 Tablet 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 PPG MD 0.3 Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
PPG MD 0.3 Tablet 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
PPG MD 0.3 Tablet 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
PPG MD 0.3 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
PPG MD 0.3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of PPG MD 0.3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of PPG MD 0.3 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take PPG Tablet MD?

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

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • PPG MD 0.3 Tablet 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 PPG MD 0.3 Tablet.
  • PPG MD 0.3 Tablet 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 PPG with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Amiur
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vintol, Dipcad, Atenofine
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Becoride, Rhinase, Bevent
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Densol
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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suggest me treatment for type 1 diabetes mellitus. my ppg level is 300. my body weight reduces near by 5 kg within 25 days .feeling weekness .plz help me
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, paneer, milk buttermilk,sprouts, eggs homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on [email protected] do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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
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FAQs

Q. Does PPG cause weight loss?

There is evidence that normal doses of PPG 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 PPG?

PPG is usually prescribed to be taken orally three times daily immediately before each meal. PPG may be given along with a controlled diet. However, in case PPG 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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