Vysov 50mg Tablet

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Vysov 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Vysov Tablet

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Uses of Vysov Tablet

Vysov 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Vysov Tablet

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Headache, Hypoglycaemia (Low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Nasopharyngitis, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Vysov 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Vysov 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Vysov Tablet works

Vysov 50mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

In Depth Information on Vysov Tablet

Expert advice for Vysov Tablet

  • If you experience stomach pain, nausea or vomiting, stop taking Vysov and inform your doctor immediately.
  • Vysov is a well tolerated and safe anti-diabetic drug and does not cause very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
  • Take Vysov with water at any time of the day with or without food. Do not chew or crush the tablets.
  • You would be at an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when insulin and sulfonylureas are also given along with, a dose adjustment may be needed. Do not change the dose yourself.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Vysov can increase the risk of acute pancreatitis (swelling of your pancreas) which can be life threatening. Tell your doctor if you have a history of pancreatitis, gallstones, or alcohol intake.
  • If you experience severe joint pain or allergic reactions (skin rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue and throat which causes difficulty in breathing), stop taking the medicine and inform your doctor.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vysov 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vysov 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Vysov 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Animal or human data is not available.
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Driving
Vysov 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Vysov 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vysov 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Vysov 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Not advisable in patients with liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet, Depo Medrol 40mg/ml Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Vildagliptin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vysov 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Vildagliptin

Vysov is an oral antidiabetic drug which belongs to the group of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. It lowers the blood sugar levels by increasing the release of insulin and decreasing glucagon levels. It has a lesser risk of hypoglycemia compared to other drugs and does not cause weight gain.
Vysov is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. However, there are some common side effects that you can experience with the dose advised, like a headache, hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) when used with insulin or sulphonylurea, upper respiratory tract infection and nasopharyngitis.
No, Vysov is not known to cause either weight gain or weight loss. Weight gain can happen when Vysov is used with other antidiabetic medicines like thiazolidinediones, sulfonylureas or insulin.
Yes, you can take Vysov with insulin. Using them together can lower the insulin dose and decrease the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).
Vysov can lower blood sugar level (hypoglycemia). It happens more often if you delay or miss your food, do more than routine exercise, drink alcohol or take other antidiabetic medicine along with. Be cautious of symptoms of hypoglycemia and always keep glucose tablets, honey or fruit juice with you. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important
Q. How is Vysov different from teneligliptin?
Vysov and Teneligliptin belong to same class of drugs with a similar efficacy to lower blood sugar levels. However, teneligliptin is taken once a day and needs no dose adjustment in patients with kidney disease while Vysov is used twice daily and needs a dose adjustment in moderate to severe kidney failure.
Q. Can I take Vysov with metformin? What is the benefit out of it?
Yes, Vysov can be taken with metformin. It is a good add-on treatment if the blood sugars are very high even after taking metformin in maximum tolerated dose. However, consult the doctor before taking them together as a dose adjustment may be needed.
Q. Can I take Vysov with teneligliptin?
No, Vysov should not be taken with teneligliptin. As both Vysov and teneligliptin belong to the same class of drugs and a combination of these can cause an increase in the side effects especially pancreatitis.
Q. Can I take Vysov with gliclazide?
Yes, Vysov and gliclazide can be taken together as it can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Vysov belongs to the group of drugs called incretins which have been associated with pancreatic cancer in some clinical studies. However, a definite evidence is missing, so, it is advisable to talk to your doctor regarding the same.
Q. Is this combination of Vysov with voglibose beneficial?
Yes, a combined use of Vysov and voglibose is seen to be more effective than either of the medicine alone. This helps in a better control of blood sugar levels without any increase in the side effects. However, Voglibose can also lower the blood levels of Vysov, so a dose adjustment of the medicines may be needed.
Q. Is it beneficial to use Vysov with liraglutide?
No, it is not advisable to take Vysov with Liraglutide. Both work by increasing the level of incretin hormones and can be expected to have a better efficacy however, there can be an increased risk of side effects like pancreatitis.
Q. Would the results be better if I use Vysov with pioglitazone?
Yes, a combined use of Vysov and pioglitazone is seen to be more effective than either of the medicine alone. This helps in a better control of blood sugar levels without any increase in the side effects.
Q. Can Vysov be taken with digoxin?
Yes, Vysov can be taken with digoxin. No drug-drug interactions or change in side effect profile is seen when they are used together.
Q. Which is more beneficial Vysov or saxagliptin?
Vysov and Saxagliptin belongs to the same class of drugs with a similar mechanism of action. However, Vysov is seen to be more effective in controlling blood sugar levels with fewer fluctuations compared to saxagliptin.
Q. How different is Vysov from Linagliptin?
Both Vysov and Linagliptin lowers blood sugar levels but Vysov is more effective. However, Linagliptin is once a day medicine and safe to use in kidney disease patients without any dose adjustment while Vysov is taken twice a day and a dose adjustment is needed in kidney disease patients.
Q. How helpful is this combination of Vysov with glimepiride?
Yes, Vysov and glimepiride can be taken together as it can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
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