Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD

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Composition for Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD

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Medicine Overview of Zwei Tablet MD

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Uses of Zwei Tablet MD

Zwei 0.3mg 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.
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Side effects of Zwei Tablet MD

Common

Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Zwei 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. It is better to take Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD with food.

How Zwei Tablet MD works

Zwei 0.3mg 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 Zwei Tablet MD

Expert advice for Zwei Tablet MD

  • 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 Zwei.
  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Voglibose with alcohol reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zwei 0.3mg 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.
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Lactation
Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Zwei 0.
3mg Tablet MD in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg 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 for Zwei 0.3mg Tablet MD

Frequently asked questions for Voglibose

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