Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's
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Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's is a combination of anti-diabetic drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes mellites. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic or lifelong condition that affects the way your body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or if at all the insulin is produced, it is unable to perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Due to this, the blood glucose level increases and causes symptoms such as frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger start.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's is a combination of three antidiabetic drugs: Glimepiride, Metformin and Voglibose. Glimepiride, which is a 'sulfonylurea', acts by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas. Metformin, which is a 'biguanide', acts by lowering the glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from the intestines and increasing the body's response to insulin. Voglibose, which is an 'alpha-glucosidase inhibitor', prevents the breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose in the intestine. In a nutshell, the three medicines together prevent the blood glucose levels from rising to very high levels, thus keeping your diabetes under control.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. Based on your medical condition, your doctor will decide for how long you need to take Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's. Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's may cause certain common side effects such as hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose levels), taste change, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, upper respiratory symptoms. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, if you experience these side effects persistently, consult your doctor.
Continue taking Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's for as long as your doctor has advised. If you stop taking Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's abruptly, it may increase your sugar levels which could further increase the risk of eyesight loss (retinopathy), kidney (nephropathy) and nerve damage (neuropathy). Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's should not be taken if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, severe kidney or liver disease. Please inform your doctor if you have any type of heart disease, are planning to get pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's contains Glimepiride, Metformin and Voglibose. Glimepiride, which is a 'sulfonylurea', acts by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas. Metformin, which is a 'biguanide', acts by lowering the glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from the intestines and increasing the body's response to insulin. Voglibose, which is an 'alpha-glucosidase inhibitor' prevents the breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose in the intestine. Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's prevents the blood glucose levels from rising to very high levels thus keeping your diabetes under control. Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's also helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage (Diabetic Nephropathy), blindness (Diabetic Retinopathy), loss of sensation in your hands and feet (Diabetic Neuropathy), Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's also helps to reduce your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. Being a combination of three drugs, Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's reduces the need to take multiple pills and hence makes it easier to remember to take the drugs.
Some diabetic patients taking Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's may develop a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis. In this condition, there is too much lactic acid accumulated in the blood. So, your liver and kidney proper functioning is required for the elimination of excess lactic acid from the blood. You should not take Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's if you have kidney disease, as measured by a blood test. Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's may lower vitamin B12 levels, so try to have blood test annual blood and vitamin. Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's when used with or without insulin has the tendency to extremely lower the blood sugar level. So, the doctor may lower the dose of insulin. Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's may lower your thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), so an annual check-up of TSH is suggested.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's may interact with insulin, high blood pressure-lowering pills (hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine), water pills/diuretics (furosemide), heart failure-related medicines (digoxin), anti-hypertensive (metoprolol), steroids (prednisolone), thyroid hormones etc. So, tell your doctor if you are using these drugs before taking Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's.
Drug-Food Interaction: Taking Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's with alcoholic beverages may increase the risk of a rare but serious and potentially life-threatening condition known as lactic acidosis (build-up of lactic acid in the blood) and hypoglycaemia.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's should be avoided in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency, kidney problems, liver problems, cardiovascular disease (heart-related issues) and low blood sugar level (hypoglycaemia) as it may worsen the condition.
Taking Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's with alcohol can cause hypoglycaemia and can also lead to a rare but life-threatening condition known as Lactic Acidosis. So, keep your doctor informed if you drink alcohol.
As the data around the use of Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's in pregnant women is limited, the use of Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's in pregnancy is restricted. It is highly recommended to consult your doctor before taking this drug in case you are pregnant.
The name is not recommended during breastfeeding. However, your doctor may prescribe it for you during breastfeeding if he/she feels that the benefit to you outweighs the risk. You should not take Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's without a doctor's advice.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's may cause hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels) whose symptoms include unusual sleepiness, shivering, palpitations, sweating etc. This may affect your ability to drive. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor depending on your liver function tests.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor depending on your kidney function tests.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's is not recommended for children below the age of 18 years. The safety and effectiveness of Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's has not been established in children due to limited evidence. So, only take Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's if the doctor has prescribed Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's.
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Diabetes Mellitus type 2 is a condition in which either the body stops producing enough insulin (the hormone which helps to decrease sugar levels in the blood) or there is resistance to the action of insulin. As a result, excessive insulin is produced but it fails to act on the organs of the body. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes include feeling exhausted all time, feeling thirsty, having blurry vision, and urge to urinate (pee) more often. Complications of type 2 diabetes include skin infection, eye problems (retinopathy), nerve damage (neuropathy), diabetic foot (foot ulcer), kidney disease (nephropathy), high blood pressure and even stroke.
If you have symptoms like increased hunger, increased thirst, frequent urination (usually at night), unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, slow wound/sores healing and frequent infections, contact doctor as it can be a condition of type 2 diabetes.
Hypoglycaemia refers to low blood sugar levels. The symptoms of hypoglycaemia include nausea, headache, irritability, hunger, sweating, dizziness. Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's can cause hypoglycaemia. Hypoglycaemia can occur if you miss or delay your food, drink alcohol, over-exercise or take other anti-diabetic medicine along with Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's. Diabetics are advised to keep a quick source of sugar like glucose tablets, honey or fruit juice with them.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's should be avoided in patients who are allergic to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients suffering from moderate to severe kidney disease and in patients with underlying metabolic acidosis including diabetic ketoacidosis.
If you feel thirsty after taking Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's, it may be because of dehydration as Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's can lead to loss of fluids. Increase intake of fluids, if even then you feel thirsty please consult your doctor.
If you have been affected with diabetes, you should have a test of HbA1c once in three months.
Yes, long-term usage of Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's can cause vitamin B12 deficiency as it interferes with the absorption of vitamin B12 in the stomach. The symptoms can be managed by taking Vitamin B12 supplements as advised by your doctor.
No. Till date there is no clinical evidence that states that Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's affects fertility in either men or women.
Lactic acidosis is rare but life threatening condition when, there is too much of lactic acid build up in the bloodstream. Long term intake of Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's may lead to lactic acidosis when cells get deprived of the oxygen levels. Symptoms of lactic acidoisis includes burning sensation of muscle, muscle ache, fast breathing, nausea and stomach pain. Immediately contact doctor if you experience any of these symptoms when on Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's.
In case you feel that your blood sugar level is going down and you are feeling weak, immediately eat sugar candies or drink sugar beverages. It will help to balance blood sugar level in your body. So, it is advisable to keep sugar candies with you and consult a doctor immediately.
Ozomet VG 2 Tablet 15's
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