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Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 328.50*
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Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Galvus Met Tablet is an anti-diabetic that contains vildagliptin and metformin as active ingredients. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and vildagliptin or metformin al

one are not effective. Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it or are a type 1 diabetes patient. Take this medicine in the correct dose and for the exact duration as prescribed by your doctor. Avoid missing a dose or consume it more than that prescribed. Galvus Met should not be used for children below 18 years of age. Abrupt stopping of this medicine may result in increased blood sugar levels and complications such as harm to legs, eyesight, kidney and increase risk of infection. Thus, maintaining a healthy lifestyle by including exercise as well as dietary changes along with this medicine can help control your blood sugar levels.

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ContainsVildagliptin(50.0 Mg) + Metformin Hydrochloride(500.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 diabetes
Side effectsVomiting, diarrhea, stomach ache, trembling of hands and feet
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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uses

Uses of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Galvus Met Tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus when vildagliptin or metformin alone, along with diet and exercise, are ineffective in controlling blood sugar.
contraindications

Contraindications of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to vildagliptin or metformin or other ingredients of Galvus Met.
  • If you have uncontrolled diabetes along with nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, rapid weight loss, lactic acidosis (symptoms include stomach pain, fast or rapid breathing, sleepiness).
  • If you are in a diabetic coma due to a sudden rise or drop in blood sugar level.
  • If you are an alcoholic or consume alcohol in excess regularly.
  • If you have a pre-existing medical condition like kidney or liver disorder, heart disease, type 1 diabetes, etc.
  • If you have infection or dehydration.
  • If you are undergoing surgery or stress.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach ache
  • Trembling of hands and feet
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Galvus Met Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy as there is little information about its safety during pregnancy. Consult the doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting Galvus Met.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Galvus Met Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid while taking Galvus Met if you are a breastfeeding mother as its components are known to pass into breastmilk. Consult the doctor before using medication during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Galvus Met Tablet?
A:
Galvus Met Tablet is known to cause low blood sugar levels, which impairs the driving ability. Always keep sugar, juice or a bar of chocolate in the car while driving. In case you experience the symptoms of low blood glucose levels like dizziness, drowsiness, vision disturbances and sweating, stop driving and have sugar/ juice. Avoid consuming sugar-free at such episodes.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Galvus Met Tablet?
A:
Alcohol lowers blood sugar, which is dangerous. Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Galvus Met.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from problems with the liver or kidneys.
  • You have uncontrolled diabetes.
  • You have some infections.
  • You have a planned surgery.
  • You suffer from heart problem like irregular heartbeat, heart failure.
  • You develop symptoms of lactic acidosis like vomiting, stomach pain, muscle cramps, fatigue, difficulty breathing.
  • You notice symptoms like dehydration, vomiting, diarrhoea, fever.
  • You have an irregular diet, habit of excessive alcohol intake, intense muscular movement.
  • Galvus Met Tablet is not recommended for patients below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Galvus Met Tablet works by the combined action of both the components - metformin and vildagliptin. It decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from the intestine, lowering the amount of sugar created...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • It must be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It must be taken with or after having the meal. It would be best if you take it at the same time every day for optimal results.
  • Avoid consuming it more than prescribed by the doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Galvus Met Tablet works or this Tablet itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor regarding the medicines, supplements or herbals you take or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • If you are using other antidiabetic medicines, anti-hypertensive or heart medicine, painkillers, medicine for respiratory problems, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store at a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Avoid using expired medicines. Discard unused medicine properly. Avoid flushing i...
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dosage

Dosage of Galvus Met 50mg/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

In the case of overdose, lactic acidosis may occur (symptoms include stomach discomfort, decreased appetite, diarrhoea, fast or shallow breathing, muscle pain or cramps, sleepiness, tiredness, weaknes...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Galvus Met Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Galvus Met Tablet?

A: Galvus Met Tablet is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus when Vildagliptin or Metformin alone, along with diet and exercise are ineffective in controlling the blood sugar.

Q: How to take Galvus Met Tablet?

A: Galvus Met Tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It must be taken with or after having the meal.

Q: What diet I must follow?

  • A diet must be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
  • Maintain the meal timings and try to have 2-3 healthy snacks between meals like soups and salads.
  • Diet must include boiled, steamed or baked food.
  • Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), less use of ghee and butter.
  • Drink 8-10 glasses of water.
  • Take fruit or low-calorie high fibre biscuits while travelling.

Q: Can I stop taking Galvus Met Tablet?

A: No, you should never stop taking the Galvus Met Tablet without consulting your doctor. Abruptly stopping the medicine can result in a sudden rise in blood glucose levels and cause further harm to the kidney and other organs.

Q: What is the composition of Galvus Met ?

A: The composition of Galvus Met includes- vildagliptin and metformin as its active component.

Q: How long do I need to take Galvus Met ?

A: You have to take this medicine for as long as doctor has prescribed you. Do not stop the treatment mid way even if you feel better, without consulting doctor.

Q: What is the best time to take the Galvus Met?

A: You can take the Galvus Met at any time of the day, before, during or after meals, as told by the doctor. But it's necessary to take it at the usual time every day for the best results.

Q: What are the side effects of Galvus Met?

A: Headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach ache, trembling of hands and feet are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Galvus Met. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
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GALVUS MET
Expires on or After
23/07/2024
Last Updated on: 30 Oct 2023 | 06:43 PM (IST)

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