Voglibose 0.3 mg tablet is used to treat patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus exclusively or in combination with other medications. It lowers the blood glucose level in patients with Type 2 Diabetes when medications are not able to provide relief. It belongs to an alpha-glucosidases inhibitor group of medicine.
Uses and benefits of Voglibose:
Type II diabetes
Voglibose reduces the absorption of glucose/sugar from the intestines thus lowering the blood sugar.
Side Effects of Voglibose:
Some of the common side effects reported with the use of Voglibose are as follows:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Pneumatosis Intestinalis
- Abnormal liver function
- Delaying digestion
- Affecting the absorption of carbohydrates
- Irritable bowel disease
Common Dosage of Voglibose:
Each tablet of Voglibose 0.3 mg tablet is to be taken 3 times a day orally with food.
- Overdose: Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected
- Missed Dose: Do not double up on a missed dose. Take is as soon as you can. If it’s almost time for the next dose wait and takes it at the regular schedule.
Composition and Nature of Voglibose:
Voglibose is an alpha-glucosidase tablet used for lowering post-prandial blood sugar in patients with diabetes mellitus. It delays the absorption of sugar in the body thereby reducing macrovascular complication risks.
Warnings and Precautions – When to Avoid Voglibose 0.3 MG Tablet:
Drugs interact differently from an individual to another individual. Check all the possible interactions with your doctor regarding your condition, medicine you are presently on, allergies, etc before starting Voglibose.
Do not use Voglibose:
- If you are allergic
- Intestinal Obstruction
- Digestive disorders
- Inflammatory diseases
- Severe Ulcers
- Digestive disorders
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding
- Severe ketosis
- Diabetic hypersensitivity
- Voglibose is not advisable pregnant or someone planning to get pregnant. Talk it over with your doctor and discuss the risks and benefits that may be involved. Also, talk to your doctor about alternate therapy.
- This medicine is not recommended as it could be risky for the infant. Talk to your doctor about the dose or options of alternative therapy or medication during lactation.
- This medicine is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
- Patients with liver impairment must use this medicine with caution. Talk to the doctor about adjusting the dose and monitoring to further liver damage.
- Patients with kidney ailments must talk to their doctor and use with caution before using this medicine. Any adverse effect or changes in kidney functioning must be reported to the doctor immediately.
- Patients suffering from Gastro-intestinal disorders must talk to their doctor before using this medicine. Any changes or adverse reaction must be brought to the doctor’s attention immediately.
- Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis must use this tablet with extreme caution to avoid any adverse risk or side effects. Glucose level must be monitored regularly. Any unusual symptom must be brought to the doctor’s attention immediately.
- This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment. Dose adjustment and safety monitoring are advised in such cases.
- Voglibose should be used with caution in patients suffering from diseases of the stomach or the intestine. The use should be discontinued if the condition is severe.
- Voglibose should be used with extreme caution in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of glucose levels and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately.
Voglibose 0.3 MG Tablet Interaction:
Talk to your doctor about your allergies, medicines, and supplements you are currently on to avoid drug reactions. Voglibose may interact with the following drugs:
Substitutes of Voglibose 0.3 MG Tablet:
- Volix Instab 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Megabose 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Starvog 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Voglitab MD 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Zibose 0.3mg Tablet 10s
- Advog 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Volicose 0.3mg Tab
- Prandial 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Voglitor 0.3mg Tab
- Vogo 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Vobose 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Vocarb 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Vingose 0.3 Tab
- Vigocil 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Voglinorm 0.3mg Tab
- Obiglo MD 0.3 Tab
- Posmeal MD 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Megavog 0.3mg Tablet 30s
- Voglitor MD 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Volibo 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Vozuca 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Vobit 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Vobit MD 0.3mg Tab 10s
- Oglibo MD 0.3 Tab 20s
- Volix-0.3mg Tab 15s
- PPG 0.3mg Tab 30s
- Vozuca Active 0.3 Tablet 60s
1) My random sugar count is 130 and after food is 260. What medicine should I take. Presently I have been having Glyciphage g2 with Voglibose, twice a day, 2mg. Please suggest me.
Ans: You are on a 3-drug combination regimen. If your sugar is 260 after food, you need to be more watchful. Before increasing your dose, make sure you are taking it properly. 15-20 minutes before food. Also, try to follow a low-carb diet with more exercise in order to burn that excessive sugar.
2) My mother is 50 years old and is having type 2 diabetes. Recently diagnosed with high blood sugar levels. Doctor had advised metformin 500+glimepiride 2 mg morning dose and at night. Afternoon taking Voglibose and statins. She skipped Voglibose in the afternoons. She started complaining of shivering, weakness and sweating after afternoon meal. She had forgotten to take her Voglibose. What occurs if she consumes Voglibose after meals. Any side effects occur?
Ans: As you say she is a diabetic it is very important for her to be watchful of her blood sugar levels. Mind you, ignoring it could cause rapid irreparable damage to some of the organs like the heart, kidneys, retina, lower limbs, peripheral nerves, etc in her body. So please tell her that she must take her diabetes medication without fail ignoring which, she could experience some of the typical symptoms she has been experienced.
3) Does Voglibose 0.3 MG Tablet have a habit-forming tendency?
Ans: No, it does not have a habit-forming tendency.
4) Is Voglibose advisable for pregnant women?
Ans: No. Voglibose is not recommended for pregnant women. it must talk to their doctor if they experience high blood sugar during pregnancy and try alternative medicine and therapies.
5) Can Voglibose 0.3 MG Tablet be used by breast-feeding mothers?
Ans: This medicine is not advisable for breastfeeding mothers unless and until absolutely necessary. Try using alternate medicine or therapies until you are breastfeeding.