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Volicose 0.3mg Tablet


Composition for Volicose 0.3mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Volicose Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Volicose Tablet


Uses of Volicose Tablet

Volicose 0.3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Volicose Tablet side effects


Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.


How to use Volicose 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. Volicose 0.3mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Volicose Tablet works

Volicose 0.3mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It 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.

In Depth Information on Volicose Tablet

Expert advice for Volicose Tablet

  • Volicose is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Volicose.
  • Volicose lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels, and therefore should be taken just before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhoea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.
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Volicose Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Volicose Tablet
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Volicose 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.
Volicose 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.
Volicose 0.3mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Volicose 0.3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volicose 0.3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Volicose 0.3mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Volicose Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Volicose 0.3mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Volicose Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Voglibose

No. Volicose 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.
Volicose 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. Volicose 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 Volicose?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Volicose.
Volicose belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Volicose 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 Volicose safer than acarbose?
Volicose has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Volicose and metformin in combination?
Yes. Volicose can be taken with metformin.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Volicose with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Volicose with Spironolactone
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Volicose with Sotalol
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Volicose with Rasagiline
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Volicose with Famotidine
Volicose with Labetalol
Volicose with Celiprolol
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Volicose with Citalopram
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Volicose with Bisoprolol
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Volicose with Pancreatin
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Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Volicose with Cimetidine
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Volicose with Triamterene
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Volicose with Triamcinolone
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Volicose with Octreotide acetate
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Volicose with Digoxin
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