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Volix 0.3 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Volix Tablet

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

Volix Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

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

How Volix Tablet works

Volix 0.3 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits an enzyme that helps in conversion of carbohydrates to glucose. This slows down carbohydrate digestion/absorption thereby preventing increase in blood glucose after meals.

Volix Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Volix 0.3 mg 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.
Lactation
Volix 0.3 mg 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
SAFE
Volix 0.3 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Volix 0.3 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volix 0.3 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Volix 0.3 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Volix Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Volix 0.3 mg Tablet is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Volix 0.3 mg Tablet.
  • Volix 0.3 mg Tablet lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken just before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Volix with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zosert
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cardichem
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Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Digeplex T
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Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Volix

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I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Which class of drug does Volix belong to?

Volix belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor which prevents carbohydrate digestion.

Q. Can I use Volix for weight loss?

No, Volix is not approved for weight loss. It can cause weight loss on prolonged use. Weight loss occurs because it inhibits carbohydrate digestion and delays gastric emptying. It is mainly used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with postprandial hyperglycemia.
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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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15 tablets in 1 strip
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