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Voglibose 0.2 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Voglibose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Voglibose 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

Voglibose 0.2 MG Tablet is used to control blood sugar levels in type II diabetes mellitus either individually or in combination with other medicines.
Voglibose 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

Voglibose 0.2 MG Tablet is not recommended for patients having intestinal obstruction due to diseases like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, severe ulcers etc.
Voglibose 0.2 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in patients having long-term digestive disorders.
In addition to its intended effect, Voglibose 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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Voglibose 0.2 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
Ttk Healthcare Ltd

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

Voglibose 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
Voglibose 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.
What are you using Voglibose 0.2 MG Tablet for?
Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Other
Fever
How much was the improvement?
Excellent
Average
Poor
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 2 hours
More than 2 days
Within 6 hours
Within a day
Within 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
Twice a day
Not taking on daily level
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
Empty stomach
With or without food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Other
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Flatulence
Nausea or vomiting
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Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

Hi, Can metformin and voglibose be taken at a same time? Both are the diabetic medications, isn’t it? Please sugges me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Hi, Can metformin and voglibose be taken at a same time? Both are the diabetic medications, isn’t it? Please sugges me.
Yes metformin and voglibose be taken at a same time. Both are the diabetic medications,and Voglibose prevents absorption of sugar from foods whereas the metformin controls insulin effects
1 person found this helpful

My blood sugar remains in control with either metformin SR 1000 OR Metformin SR 500 with voglibose 0.3 Should I continue with only metformin 1000 OR Metformin 500 with voglibose.

F.D.R.C.
Diabetologist, Raipur
My blood sugar remains in control with either metformin SR 1000 OR Metformin SR 500 with voglibose 0.3
Should I conti...
Good morning, Before getting advice you should give the details of F/Pp, HbA1c, Height and weight, duration of diabetes and any associated problems including other medications if take, that will be good for you. Thanks.
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If a Diabetes patients is being administered Voglibose, Metformin, glimepiride and Tenegliptin in the morning, and Voglibose, Metformin, glimepiride dose in the night. Can the medicines be scattered between Breakfast and Lunch. (i.e. Voglibose, glimepiride and Metformin during breakfast and teneligliptin during Lunch)

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Dharwad
If a Diabetes patients is being administered Voglibose, Metformin, glimepiride and Tenegliptin in the morning, and Vo...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. The dosage of various medicines for glucose control can be adjusted on the basis of patients needs, doctor's advise and also based on dietary intake. Usually Glimepiride is either given once a day or twice i...
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Is it compulsory to take rosuvas 10 with voglibose as I am diabetes type 2 patent of age 42?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Is it compulsory to take rosuvas 10 with voglibose as I am diabetes type 2 patent of age 42?
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Since there are no details given about either the blood glucose levels, HbA1c% or lipid levels, it is impossible to give any opinion. Thanks.

My mom has been prescribed two tablets for diabetes 2 glyciphage at 500 mg and voglibose 0.3 mg and diamicron.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Dharwad
My mom has been prescribed two tablets for diabetes 2
glyciphage at 500 mg and voglibose 0.3 mg and diamicron.
Mr Vijay, Thanks for the query. I have seen the details given. Please tell me what is your question? The drugs prescribed are for treating diabetes. There is absolutely no information on blood glucose levels(fasting & PP), HbA1c%, weight, height, ...
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