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Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is a combination of two medicines that effectively control blood sugar levels, when a single medication is not effective. When used along with a proper diet and regular exercise, this medicine helps to prevent the long-term complications of diabetes mellitus. It may cause nausea and stomach pain as a side effect, which generally improve with time.

Uses of Vogli-M Tablet

Vogli-M Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Loss of appetite
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash

How to use Vogli-M 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. Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Vogli-M Tablet works

Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Metformin and voglibose. Metformin lowers the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Voglibose inhibits the intestinal enzymes that cause breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.

Vogli-M Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet. Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
  • It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal. 
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemia symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, persistent nausea, vomiting or stomach pain as Vogli-M 0.2 Tablet may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vogli-M

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Hi Doctor I have Type 2 diabetes, at present i m taking istamet 50/1000 mg, kindly advise if my medicine can be stopped
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
Please consult doctor regarding this issue
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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References
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