Vofid 0.2mg Tablet

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Composition for Vofid 0.2mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Vofid Tablet

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Uses of Vofid Tablet

Vofid 0.2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Vofid Tablet

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Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Vofid 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. It is better to take Vofid 0.2mg Tablet with food.

How Vofid Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Vofid Tablet

Expert advice for Vofid Tablet

  • 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 Vofid.
  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vofid 0.2mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
Vofid 0.2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Vofid 0.2mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Vofid 0
.2mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Rantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vofid 0.2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Voglibose

No. Vofid 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.
Vofid should not be used in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, colonic ulceration, intestinal obstruction, or chronic intestinal disease and in patients with severe hepatic impairment.
Yes. Vofid 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. What would be the benefit to taking Pioglitazone vs Vofid?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Vofid.
Vofid belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Vofid are taken orally and should be chewed with the first mouthful of food, or swallowed whole with a little liquid directly before the meal. It is only effective in patients eating complex carbohydrates as they delay glucose absorption until further along the digestive tract.
Q. Why is Vofid safer than acarbose?
Vofid has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Vofid and metformin in combination?
Yes. Vofid can be taken with metformin.
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