Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD

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₹5.4/Tablet MD
10 tablet md in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Volpha Tablet MD


Uses of Volpha Tablet MD

Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Side effects of Volpha Tablet MD


Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.


How to use Volpha 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. Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD is to be taken with food.

How Volpha Tablet MD works

Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD 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 Volpha Tablet MD

Expert advice for Volpha Tablet MD

  • Volpha 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 Volpha.
  • Volpha 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.
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Volpha Tablet MD related warnings
Special precautions for Volpha Tablet MD
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD 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.
Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volpha 0.2mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Volpha
0.2mg Tablet MD 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

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Volpha Tablet MD

Frequently asked questions about Voglibose

No. Volpha 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.
Volpha 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. Volpha 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 Volpha?
Pioglitazone gives a better control of blood sugar as compared to Volpha.
Volpha belongs to the class of drug known as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor.
Volpha 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 Volpha safer than acarbose?
Volpha has less chance of causing flatulence and gastrointestinal side effects than acarbose.
Q. Can I take Volpha and metformin in combination?
Yes. Volpha can be taken with metformin.

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