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VOLOSE 0.2MG TABLET

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Composition FOR VOLOSE 0.2mg tablet

Voglibose(0.2mg)

food interaction for VOLOSE tablet

alcohol interaction for VOLOSE tablet

pregnancy interaction for VOLOSE tablet

lactation interaction for VOLOSE tablet

medicine interaction for VOLOSE tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Volose 0.2mg tablet with food.
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
UNSAFE
Volose 0.2mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR VOLOSE 0.2mg tablet

    Voglibose(0.2mg)

    Volose tablet uses

    Volose 0.2mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

    How volose tablet works

    Volose 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.

    Common side effects of volose tablet

    Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea

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    Expert advice FOR VOLOSE 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 Voglibose.
    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR VOLOSE 0.2mg tablet

    Voglibose

    Q. Can I use Voglibose for weight loss?
    No. Voglibose is approved for weight loss. It is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with post-prandial hyperglycaemia.
    Q. Voglibose should not be used in which condition?
    Voglibose 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.
    Q. Can I use Voglibose with insulin?
    Yes. Voglibose 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.<br>
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    Q. What would be the benefit to taking Pioglitazone vs Voglibose?
    Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Voglibose.
    Q. Which class of drug Voglibose belongs?
    Voglibose belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
    Q. How to use Voglibose?
    Voglibose 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 Voglibose safer than acarbose?
    Voglibose has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
    Q. Can I take Voglibose and metformin in combination?
    Yes. Voglibose can be taken with metformin.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)