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Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Vosemet Tablet

Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It should be taken just before meals as it lowers the post-meal blood sugar levels. This prevents the long-term complications of diabetes mellitus. Use of Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet along with a proper diet and exercise results in better blood sugar control. Initially, it may cause side effects such as stomach pain, bloating, and gas, but these get better with time.

Uses of Vosemet Tablet

Vosemet Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

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

How Vosemet Tablet works

Vosemet 0.2 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.

Vosemet Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet. Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Vosemet 0.2 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
Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Vosemet Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Vosemet 0.2 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Vosemet 0.2 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 Vosemet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zosert
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Digeplex T
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cardichem
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vosemet

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Sir/madam Diabetes type--Type-2 Diabetes Im taking 1 tablet in morning after TIFFIN. Tablet--GLYCOMET-GP2 FORTE. This 1 tablet sufficient as my Diabetes checkup results.& My liver Mildly enlarged this is my problem so pls expalin only 1 Tablet wii effect on any parts of my body Pls ExplainFBS-170 PPBS-190
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to examine and priscribe medicine for you.Without examine , can't priscribe any medicine in your case.so plz consult doctor near by or can visit our clinic
I have type 2 diabetes. Can I use IME-9 tablets.if yes. Tell me the dosage and when
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
yes you can usehttps://www.1mg.com/otc/ime-9-tablet-otc3286611-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner,take this medicine along with your treatment
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FAQs

Q. Which class of drug does Vosemet belong to?

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

Q. Can I use Vosemet for weight loss?

No, Vosemet 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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References
  1. Dabhi AS, Bhatt NR, Shah MJ. Voglibose: An Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitor. J Clin Diagn Res. 2013;7(12):3023-7. [Accessed 12 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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