Velvog 0.2mg Tablet

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Composition for Velvog 0.2mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Velvog Tablet

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Uses of Velvog Tablet

Velvog 0.2mg 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 Velvog Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Velvog 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 Velvog 0.2mg Tablet with food.

How Velvog Tablet works

Velvog 0.2mg 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 Velvog Tablet

Expert advice for Velvog 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 Velvog.
  • 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 Velvog 0.2mg 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
Velvog 0.2mg 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
Velvog 0.2mg 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
Velvog 0.2mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Velvog 0.2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Velvog 0.2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Velvog
0.2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Betsone 0.5mg Tablet

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 Velvog 0.2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Voglibose

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