Veldon 0.3mg Tablet

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Composition for Veldon 0.3mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Veldon Tablet

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Uses of Veldon Tablet

Veldon 0.3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Veldon Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Veldon 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 Veldon 0.3mg Tablet with food.

How Veldon Tablet works

Veldon 0.3mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes that cause breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.

In Depth Information on Veldon Tablet

Expert advice for Veldon Tablet

  • Veldon is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
  • Veldon lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels, and therefore should be taken just before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhoea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Veldon.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Veldon 0.3mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Veldon 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
Veldon 0.3mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Veldon 0.3mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Veldon 0.3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Veldon 0.3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Veldon
0.3mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Veldon 0.3mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Voglibose

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