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Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet

Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet

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Composition

VOGLIBOSE-0.2MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Mepro Pharmaceuticals

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet

Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet belongs to the group of anti-diabetic medicines called alpha-glucosidase inhibitors used to treat type-2 diabetes mellitus. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet is prescribed for the condition of type 2 diabetes when diet and exercise alone cannot control their blood sugar levels. Type-2 diabetes mellitus is also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes. Diabetes is a medical condition in which blood glucose levels are above normal.

Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet contains 'Voglibose' that works by inhibiting the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars like glucose. Thereby, it helps in preventing blood glucose levels from rising immediately after meals.
 
You are advised to take Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. In some cases, Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet may cause common side-effects such as abdominal pain, diarrhoea, flatulence (gas), skin reactions, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to consult your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
 
Please do not skip any doses or stop taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet suddenly without consulting your doctor as it may lead to increased blood glucose levels. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet should not be given to children unless prescribed by a doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet as it might increase side effects. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects.

Uses of Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet

Treatment of Type-2 diabetes mellitus

Medicinal Benefits

Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet belongs to the group of anti-diabetic medicines called alpha-glucosidase inhibitors. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet is used to treat type-2 diabetes mellitus. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet is prescribed for the condition of type 2 diabetes when diet and exercise alone cannot control their blood sugar levels. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet works inhibiting the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars like glucose. Thereby, it helps in preventing blood glucose levels from rising immediately after meals.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Take it with or after food. Do not break, chew or crush the tablet/capsule; swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.Dispersible tablet: Place the entire tablet on the tongue and allow it to dissolve. It can be taken with or without liquid. Alternatively, disperse the tablet in water and consume the contents.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence (wind)
  • Skin reactions
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Drug Warnings

Inform your doctor if you have diabetic ketoacidosis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), intestine ulcer or partial intestinal obstructions, disturbance in digestion and absorption, kidney and liver problems. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet should not be given to children unless prescribed by a doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet as it might increase side effects. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet may interact with antidiabetics (metformin, insulin), pain killers (aspirin), thyroid hormone (levothyroxine), anti-HIV drugs (zidovudine), asthma medicine (theophylline), and blood thinners (warfarin).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet as it causes unpleasant side effects. 

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have diabetic ketoacidosis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), intestinal ulcer or partial intestinal obstructions, disorders of digestion or absorption, with conditions that may deteriorate as a result of increased gas formation in the intestine.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • EPINEPHRINE
  • THEOPHYLLINE
  • ASPIRIN
  • WARFARIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Include foods rich in healthy carbohydrates and fiber, fruits, whole grains, and vegetables in your diet.
  • Try eating food at regular intervals. Do not skip meals. Also, try not to overeat.
  • Follow a healthy diet and walk for at least 45minutes to compliment treatment with Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet.
  • Maintain a healthy weight by exercising regularly.
  • Rest properly, avoid stress by doing meditation or yoga.

Special Advise

  • Regularly monitor blood glucose levels while taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet.

  • Try not to skip any doses and take Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you.

  • Your doctor may advise you to get regular tests to check for liver functioning.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Type-2 diabetes mellitus: It is also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes. It is a chronic or lifelong disease that keeps the body from utilizing insulin properly. Diabetes is a medical condition in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Insulin is the hormone which controls sugar levels in the blood. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin, or the insulin produced cannot perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Middle-aged or older individuals are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, hence it is also known as adult-onset diabetes. Type 2 diabetes symptoms include lack of energy, tiredness, frequent urination, excess thirst, dry mouth, blurry vision, constant hunger, weight loss, and itchy skin.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet to prevent unpleasant side-effects.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will decide whether pregnant women can take Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet or not.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will decide whether Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet can be given to breastfeeding mothers or not.

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Driving

Caution

It is not known if Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet affects your ability to drive. Drive and operate machinery only if you are alert.

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Liver

Caution

Dose adjustment may be needed. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment/liver disease. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Caution

Dose adjustment may be needed. Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment/kidney disease. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Children

Caution

Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet should not be taken by children unless prescribed by a doctor.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Arbro Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd. , 6 / 14 , Kirti Nagar, Industrial Area, New Delhi-110015, India
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FAQs

Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet is used to treat type-2 diabetes mellitus when diet and exercise alone cannot control blood sugar levels.
Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet works inhibiting the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars like glucose. Thereby, it helps in preventing blood glucose levels from rising immediately after meals.
Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet when used in combination with other anti-diabetic medicines may cause low blood glucose levels. Regularly monitor your blood glucose levels while taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet to prevent hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).
Please do not stop taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet on your own as it may cause a rise in blood glucose levels. Continue taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet.
Do not use Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet after expiry. Expiry refers to the last date that the manufacturer guarantees the full potency and safety of the drug. Check the expiry date from time to time and properly discard Voglimep 0.2mg Tablet after expiry or return it to your pharmacist for proper disposal.

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