Medicine Overview of Voliphage Tablet
Uses of Voliphage Tablet
Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Side effects of Voliphage Tablet
Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
How to use Voliphage 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. It is better to take Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet with food.
How Voliphage Tablet works
Voliphage 0.2mg tablet is active in the small intestine, where it inhibits enzymes which are responsible for the breakdown of complex sugar into simple sugars such as glucose. Which thereby slows the digestion of sugar in the intestines and primarily lowers the post-meal rise in blood sugar levels.
In Depth Information on Voliphage Tablet
Expert advice for Voliphage Tablet
- It is very common to have flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea as a side effect. To prevent this it should be taken just before each meal.
- It may cause low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) if used with sulfonylureas.
- You should avoid using bile acid resins and antacids with Voliphage.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with chronic intestinal disorders, hernias, intestinal obstruction and intestinal ulcers.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Special precautions for Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Voliphage 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.
Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Volipha+more
ge 0.2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Rantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection
If you miss a dose of Voglibose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Voliphage 0.2mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Voglibose
No. Voliphage 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.
Voliphage 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. Voliphage 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 Voliphage?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Voliphage.
Voliphage belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Voliphage 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 Voliphage safer than acarbose?
Voliphage has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Voliphage and metformin in combination?
Yes. Voliphage can be taken with metformin.
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