Medicine Overview of Voligraf Tablet
How to use Voligraf 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. Voligraf 0.2mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Voligraf Tablet works
Voligraf 0.2mg 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 Voligraf Tablet
Expert advice for Voligraf Tablet
- Voligraf 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 Voligraf.
- Voligraf 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.
Voligraf Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Voligraf Tablet
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Voligraf 0.2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Voligraf 0.2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Voligraf 0.2mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Voligraf 0.2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient+more
s with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Voligraf 0.2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Voligra+more
f 0.2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Voglibose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Voligraf Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Voglibose
No. Voligraf 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.
Voligraf 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. Voligraf 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 Voligraf?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Voligraf.
Voligraf belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Voligraf 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 Voligraf safer than acarbose?
Voligraf has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Voligraf and metformin in combination?
Yes. Voligraf can be taken with metformin.
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