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Voglistar-Plus 0.2 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Voglistar-Plus 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 Voglistar-Plus Tablet

Voglistar-Plus Tablet side effects

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

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

How Voglistar-Plus Tablet works

Voglistar-Plus 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.

Voglistar-Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Voglistar-Plus 0.2 Tablet. Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Voglistar-Plus 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
Voglistar-Plus 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
Voglistar-Plus 0.2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Voglistar-Plus 0.2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Voglistar-Plus 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
Voglistar-Plus 0.2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Voglistar-Plus 0.2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Voglistar-Plus 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 Voglistar-Plus 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 Voglistar-Plus

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Type 2 diabetes taking gemers ds, dynaglipt, voglistar 0.2 mgNo relief still sugar fasting is 260 and pp 348
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
A person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you should not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
I am type 2 diabetes for 10 years want remedy
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Do exercise regularly and have healthy food. Syp. Cardorium Plus 15 ml twice a day for 3 months after food and Cap Dia-P 1-0-1 for one month, Please let me know on what medications you are currently
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