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.
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.