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Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Voglibose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018
Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet is used to lower blood glucose level in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, especially when other medicines are not able to provide the desired results. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha-glucosidases inhibitors.Type 1 Diabetes

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.

Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet is used to control blood sugar levels in type II diabetes mellitus either individually or in combination with other medicines.
Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet is not recommended for patients having a known history of allergy to it or any other components of the medicine.

Intestinal obstruction

Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet is not recommended for patients having intestinal obstruction due to diseases like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, severe ulcers etc.
Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in patients having long-term digestive disorders.
In addition to its intended effect, Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Diarrhea

Moderate Less Common

Flatulence

Moderate Less Common

Pneumatosis Intestinalis

Major Rare

Abnormal liver function

Major Rare

Nausea or vomiting

Moderate Less Common

Dizziness

Moderate Less Common

How long is the duration of effect?

The duration for which action of this medicine is not clinically established.

What is the onset of action?

The time taken for the onset of action is not clinically established.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Use of this medicine is not recommended during pregnancies as the possible effect on developing fetus is unknown. It is recommended to discontinue the consumption of this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Consult your doctor before stopping the use of this medication so that an alternate medication can be prescribed.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Use of this medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding mothers as the effect on the infant is not clinically established. Consult your doctor so that an alternate medicine can be prescribed.
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Are there any missed dose instructions?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.

Are there any overdose instructions?

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

India

Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet selectively inhibits α-glucosidase in the intestinal wall, delaying the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, thereby preventing a sudden rise in blood glucose levels after food
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

Interaction with Disease

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Major
Report the incidence of Acidosis to the doctor. Suitable dosage adjustment and safety monitoring are advised in mild cases. However, if the acidosis is severe, then it is not recommended for use.

Interaction with Alcohol

Alcohol

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Interaction with Lab Test

Lab

Information not available.

Interaction with Food

Food

Information not available.

Interaction with Medicine

Insulin

Moderate
Posmeal 0.2 MG Tablet should be taken with caution when used along with other medications used for lowering blood glucose. Special precaution including monitoring of blood glucose level is advised in such cases.
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