Voglibose is used to reduce high post meal glucose level in diabetes mellitus in patients who have been using other diabetic medications.
How it works
Voglibose belongs to the class of medications that lowers blood sugar called anti-hyperglycemics (alpha-glucosidase inhibitor). Voglibose delays the digestion and absorption of carbohydrate in the intestine by inhibiting intestinal enzyme (alpha glucosidase) which results in reduction of increase in blood glucose level after meal.
Common side effects
red blood cells, blurred vision, nausea, feeling of discomfort, increased intestinal gas, numbness, abdominal pain, heartburn, abnormal blood counts, vomiting, edema of face, Diarrhea, hot flushes, low hemoglobin, constipation, loss of appetite, and perspiration may occur, hair loss, rash., weakness