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Voglibose

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Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Voglibose 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 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Voglibose is used to control blood sugar levels in type II diabetes mellitus either individually or in combination with other medicines.
  • Allergy

    Voglibose is not recommended for patients having a known history of allergy to it or any other components of the medicine.
  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Voglibose is not recommended for patients having intestinal obstruction due to diseases like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, severe ulcers etc.
  • Digestive Disorders

    Voglibose is not recommended for use in patients having long-term digestive disorders.
  • Diarrhoea

  • Flatulence

  • Pneumatosis Intestinalis

  • Abnormal Liver Function

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Dizziness

  • 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.
  • 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.
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Voglibose 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

    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

    Voglibose 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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