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Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet

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Composition for Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Vigocil Tablet

Uses of Vigocil Tablet

Vigocil 0.2 mg 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.

Vigocil Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Vigocil are Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Vigocil 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. Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vigocil Tablet works

Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by slowing down the digestion and absorption of glucose in the small intestine. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
In Depth Information on Vigocil Tablet

Expert advice for Vigocil Tablet

  • Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet.
  • Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet 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.
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Vigocil Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Vigocil Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Vigocil 0.2 mg 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.
Lactation
Vigocil 0.2 mg 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
Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Vigocil Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Vigocil 0.2 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vigocil

High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal

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Frequently asked questions about Vigocil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Voglibose
Q. Can I use Vigocil for weight loss?
No. Vigocil 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.
Q. Can I use Vigocil with insulin?
Yes. Vigocil 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. Which class of drug Vigocil belongs to?
Vigocil belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor which prevents carbohydrate digestion.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Vigocil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vigocil with Propranolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise
Vigocil with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Vigocil with Ranitidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo
Vigocil with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert
Vigocil with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete
Vigocil with Carvedilol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carvedilol: Cardichem
Vigocil with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC
Vigocil with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pancreatin: Digeplex T
Vigocil with Collagen Peptide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Vigocil with Deflazacort
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze

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