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Composition FOR VOFID

Voglibose(0.2 mg)

food interaction for VOFID

alcohol interaction for VOFID

pregnancy interaction for VOFID

lactation interaction for VOFID

medicine interaction for VOFID

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

    Voglibose(0.2 mg)

    Uses

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

    How it works

    Vofid 0.2mg 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. Which 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 VOFID

    • 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 Voglibose.
    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR VOFID

    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)