Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 169.90
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Medical Description

Voglistar Gm Tablet is a combination of Metformin, Glimepiride and Voglibose. It is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. Voglistar Gm Tablet is used for type 2 diabetes mellitus, where blood sugar level ri...
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ContainsGlimepiride(2.0 Mg),Metformin(500.0 Mg),Voglibose(0.2 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, low blood sugar, vomiting, taste disturbance, stomach pain
ClassificationANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Voglistar Gm Tablet is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Contraindications of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Metformin, Glimepiride and Voglibose or any of the ingredients of Voglistar Gm Tablet.
  • If you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
  • If you have any kind of kidney or liver problem.
  • If you are suffering from acute metabolic acidosis (when the body produces an excess amount of organic acids lactic acidosis and symptoms are nausea, vomiting, generalized muscle weakness, and rapid b...
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  • If you have a history of any kind of heart condition like shock, heart failure etc due to insufficient oxygen supply.
  • If you are an alcoholic.
  • If you have a history of severe infection pre or post-surgery.
  • If you have a gastrointestinal disorder.

Side effects of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Hunger
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea,
  • Lack of energy, sleepiness, restlessness
  • Aggression, low mood
  • Impaired alertness and reactions, confusion
  • Speech disorders, visual disorders
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Metallic taste
  • Heartburn, stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Voglistar Gm Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Voglistar Gm Tablet during pregnancy. Your doctor may advise you to switch over to insulin or any other alternative medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Voglistar Gm Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not safe to breastfeed during the treatment with Voglistar Gm Tablet. It can harm the newborn baby. The doctor may either switch over to insulin or may ask you to stop breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Voglistar Gm Tablet?
A:
  • You may experience hypo- or hyperglycemia ( decreased or increased blood sugar ), which may alter your mental alertness and visual disturbance.
  • Keep a juice or chocolate in the car close to you when driving, in case you start feeling any of the symptoms of hypoglycemia like dizziness, irritability, hunger pangs, sweating, immediately have the...
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Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Voglistar Gm Tablet?
A:
It is advisable not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Voglistar Gm Tablet. Alcohol alters the way this medicine works. Be cautious not to consume alcohol on an empty stomach. Alcohol increases the risk of low blood sugar. Excessive consumption of alcohol when taking this medicine can cause a serious complication known as ketoacidosis.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have recently gone through a stressful situation.
  • You have a history of diarrhoea.
  • You are taking any antihypertensive medicines, painkillers or water pills because it can affect your kidney.
  • You have a history of laparotomy (surgical incision into the abdominal cavity).
  • You are suffering from severe intestinal diseases like Roemheld syndrome (epigastric pressure in the gastrointestinal tract), severe hernia, and stenosis (abnormal narrowing in a blood vessel) or ulce...
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  • You have a severe kidney or liver disorder.

Mode of Action of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Voglistar Gm acts by stimulating insulin secretion from the β-cells of the pancreas and increase the amount of insulin released by the pancreas. It also helps to restore the body's proper response to ...
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Directions for Use of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Voglistar Gm Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your...
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Interactions of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat tuberculosis like rifampicin.
  • Medicines used to treat infections like fluconazole.
  • You may have symptoms of low blood sugar if you are taking other medicines for diabetes like insulin, pioglitazone, medicines for high blood pressure (ACE inhibitors like Captopril), steroids, chloram...
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  • You may have symptoms of high blood sugar if you are taking oral contraceptives, acetazolamide, water pill, phenytoin, rifampicin, medicines for constipation, phenytoin, rifampicin and medicines for t...
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  • Medicines like anti-allergic (ranitidine), clonidine, reserpine and medicines used to treat high blood pressure like atenolol can alter the way this medicine works and sometimes may block your body's ...
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  • Medicines like diclofenac, ibuprofen, water pill, enalapril, may affect your kidney functions if taken along with this medicine
  • Voglistar Gm Tablet may alter the way anti-clot medicine works like phenprocoumon.

Storage and disposal of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store the medicine below 25°C.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pet.

Dosage of Voglistar Gm 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • Overdose of Voglistar Gm Tablet may cause hypoglycaemia (excessively low blood sugar) and symptoms may include symptoms of low blood sugar like extreme weakness, confusion, tremors, fast heart rate, n...
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  • You must immediately take sugar, if possible in the form of glucose.
  • Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one. Taking double doses can be harmful as it can drop the glucose level drastically.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What diet should I follow being a diabetic patient?

  • A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
  • Maintain the regular meal timings and try to have 2-3 healthy snacks between meals like soups and salads.
  • Diet should include boiled, steamed, or baked food.
  • Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very little use of ghee and butter.
  • Drink at least 8-10 glass of water daily.

Q: What should I avoid in my diet?

  • Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oil and fried food.
  • Avoid overeating.
  • Avoid maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice etc.
  • Stop having daals with ghee, deep-fried pulses.
  • Avoid creams soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.
  • Avoid Seetaphal, mango, jack fruit, fruit salads with ice cream, fruit-based desserts.

Q: When should I take Voglistar Gm Tablet?

A: Take Voglistar Gm Tablet as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. This medicine should be taken with food, as a whole with a glass of water. Do not skip the meals as well as medicine.
Product Details
Brand
VOGLISTAR GM
Expires on or After
29/06/2023

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