Medicine Overview of Volitaz Tablet MD
Uses of Volitaz Tablet MD
Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Side effects of Volitaz Tablet MD
Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
How to use Volitaz Tablet MD
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. It is better to take Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD with food.
How Volitaz Tablet MD works
Volitaz 0.2mg tablet md 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 Volitaz Tablet MD
Expert advice for Volitaz Tablet MD
- 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 Volitaz.
- 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 Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD 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.
Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Volitaz+more
0.2mg Tablet MD in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Voglibose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Volitaz 0.2mg Tablet MD
Frequently asked questions for Voglibose
No. Volitaz 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.
Volitaz 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. Volitaz 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 Volitaz?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Volitaz.
Volitaz belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Volitaz 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 Volitaz safer than acarbose?
Volitaz has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Volitaz and metformin in combination?
Yes. Volitaz can be taken with metformin.
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