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VOCARB 0.2 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR VOCARB

Voglibose(0.2 mg)

food interaction for VOCARB

alcohol interaction for VOCARB

pregnancy interaction for VOCARB

lactation interaction for VOCARB

medicine interaction for VOCARB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Vocarb 0.2 mg tablet with food.
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
UNSAFE
Vocarb 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR VOCARB

    Voglibose(0.2 mg)

    Uses

    Vocarb 0.2 mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

    How it works

    Vocarb 0.2 mg tablet is active in the small intestine, where it inhibits enzymes which are responsible for the breakdown of complex sugar into simple sugars such as glucose. Vocarb 0.2 mg tablet thereby slows the digestion of sugar in the intestines and primarily lowers the post-meal rise in blood sugar levels.

    Common side effects

    Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea

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    Expert advice FOR VOCARB

    • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines. 
    • Voglibose is administered orally and should be chewed with the first mouthful of food, or swallowed whole with a little liquid directly before the meal.
    • Voglibose does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.
    • Notify your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant.

    Frequently asked questions FOR VOCARB

    Voglibose

    Q.

    Is voglibose/volixy approved by US FDA?
    Voglibose is not approved by US FDA

    Q.

    Is voglibose better than acarbose?
    No, voglibose and acarbose have similar overall effects but variation may exist depending on the individuals taking the drug. Always consult your doctor for an alternative drug of choice

    Q.

    Is voglibose safe?
    Voglibose is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)