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Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Voglipill M Tablet

Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Voglipill M Tablet side effects

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

How to use Voglipill 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. Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Voglipill M Tablet works

Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg 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.

Voglipill M Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg 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.
Lactation
Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg 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
Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg 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
Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood sugar better than metformin alone.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg Tablet.
  • 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. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly 
  • 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.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, persistent nausea, vomiting or stomach pain as Voglipill M 500mg/0.3mg 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 Voglipill M

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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
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
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15, 2nd Cross, 3rd Block, 1st Stage, Nagarbhavi Bangalore KA 560072 IN
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