Author Details
Written By
MDS, BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
11 Dec 2019 | 06:12 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels in your body after each meal. It is used when other similar medicines along with a restricted diet, are unable to control abnormally high blood sugar levels.

Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet should be taken just after meals. The dose will be decided by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without asking your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness. If you miss a dose, do not take the missed dose in between two meals. Wait until your next meal and take it just after meals as usual. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine include flatulence, stomach pain and diarrhea. Please consult your doctor if these do not resolve or persist for a longer duration. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a urinary tract infection or if you are on water pills (diuretics). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects.

Uses of Vobipil Tablet

Side effects of Vobipil Tablet

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Vobipil 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. Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vobipil Tablet works

Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits an enzyme that helps in conversion of carbohydrates to glucose. This slows down carbohydrate digestion/absorption thereby preventing increase in blood glucose after meals.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Vobipil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet
₹3.75/Tablet
Volibo 0.3 Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹11.88/Tablet
217% costlier
Volix 0.3mg Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹11.87/Tablet
216% costlier
₹8.27/Tablet
121% costlier
₹10.43/Tablet
178% costlier
Vozuca Activ 0.3 Tablet
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹5.24/Tablet
40% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet.
  • Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vobipil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Amiur
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vintol, Dipcad, Atenofine
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Becoride, Rhinase, Bevent
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Densol
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

arrow
Sir/madam Diabetes type--Type-2 Diabetes Im taking 1 tablet in morning after TIFFIN. Tablet--GLYCOMET-GP2 FORTE. This 1 tablet sufficient as my Diabetes checkup results.& My liver Mildly enlarged this is my problem so pls expalin only 1 Tablet wii effect on any parts of my body Pls ExplainFBS-170 PPBS-190
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to examine and priscribe medicine for you.Without examine , can't priscribe any medicine in your case.so plz consult doctor near by or can visit our clinic
I have type 2 diabetes. Can I use IME-9 tablets.if yes. Tell me the dosage and when
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
yes you can usehttps://www.1mg.com/otc/ime-9-tablet-otc3286611-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner,take this medicine along with your treatment
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Vobipil 0.3mg Tablet ?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Does Vobipil cause weight loss?

There is evidence that normal doses of Vobipil does not cause significant weight loss. However, very high doses of this medicine can affect the absorption of food, thereby causing weight loss. Do not take this medication for weight loss as it is not approved for treatment of obesity. Do consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. How should you take Vobipil?

Vobipil is usually prescribed to be taken orally three times daily immediately before each meal. Vobipil may be given along with a controlled diet. However, in case Vobipil does not work alone, it may be given along with a proper diet and other antidiabetic medicines. Your doctor may further increase your doses if the given doses do not provide sufficient control over the blood sugar levels. Do not take this medication by yourself and consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Related Products

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Dabhi AS, Bhatt NR, Shah MJ. Voglibose: An Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitor. J Clin Diagn Res. 2013;7(12):3023-7. [Accessed 12 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Plot No -17, Sector – 20A, Faridabad, Haryana – 121001, India
Best Price
₹30
MRP37.5  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.