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Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Prandial Tablet MD

Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It should be taken just before meals as it lowers the post-meal blood sugar levels. This prevents the long-term complications of diabetes mellitus. Use of Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet along with a proper diet and exercise results in better blood sugar control. Initially, it may cause side effects such as stomach pain, bloating, and gas, but these get better with time.

Uses of Prandial Tablet MD

Prandial Tablet MD side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

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

How Prandial Tablet MD works

Prandial 0.3 MD 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.

Prandial Tablet MD related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet. Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prandial Tablet MD?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Prandial 0.3 MD Tablet lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken just 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 Prandial 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
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cardichem
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Prandial

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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. Which class of drug does Prandial belong to?

Prandial belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor which prevents carbohydrate digestion.

Q. Can I use Prandial for weight loss?

No, Prandial is not approved for weight loss. It can cause weight loss on prolonged use. Weight loss occurs because it inhibits carbohydrate digestion and delays gastric emptying. It is mainly used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with postprandial hyperglycemia.

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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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