Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Vogs Gm Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine used to manage type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is a combination of metformin, glimepiride and voglibose as active ingredients. Do not miss any dose or abruptly...
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ContainsGlimepiride(2.0 Mg),Metformin(500.0 Mg),Voglibose(0.2 Mg)
UsesDiabetes mellitus
Side effectsLosw blood sugar, loss of appetite, headache, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Vogs Gm Tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and single anti-diabetic medicines are not able to control the blood sugar levels adequately.

Contraindications of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have any kind of kidney or liver problem.
  • If you have any metabolic acidosis (too much acid in the body fluids) like lactic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis or diabetic pre-coma.
  • If you have a history of any kind of heart condition like shock, heart failure, etc.
  • If you are an alcoholic.
  • If you have a history of severe infection pre or post-surgery.
  • If you have stomach or intestinal obstruction or disorder.

Side effects of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Low blood sugar levels can present with headache, dizziness, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, loss of consciousness, sweating, fast heartbeat.
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, stomach ache. These symptoms show at the beginning of treatment and settle gradually.
  • Altered taste
  • Bloating
  • Flatulence

Precautions and Warnings of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Vogs Gm Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take this medicine during pregnancy. Your doctor may advise you to switch over to insulin.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Vogs Gm Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not safe to breastfeed during the treatment. 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 Vogs Gm Tablet?
A:
  • You may experience 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 hypoglycaemia like dizziness, irritability, hunger pangs, sweating, immediately have th...
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Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Vogs Gm Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with this medicine. Consumption of alcohol together with this medicine may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have been advised CT scan or MRI with contrast media then inform the hospital that you are on Vogs Gm Tablet. Your doctor will advise you to stop the medicine a few days before the investigation.
  • You experience diarrhoea, vomiting, dehydration or less fluid intake.
  • Prolonged fasting should be avoided.
  • Never miss your meals.
  • You are taking other medicines for diabetes then caution is needed as a fall in blood glucose can occur.
  • You are taking any antihypertensive medicines, painkillers or water pills.
  • You have an upcoming surgery, then the doctor may adjust the dose or replace the medicine for few days.
  • You have pre-existing medical conditions such as intestinal diseases like Roemheld syndrome (epigastric pressure in the gastrointestinal tract), severe hernia, and obstruction or ulcers in the intesti...
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  • You have a kidney or liver disorder or thyroid disorder or G6PD deficiency.
  • Monitoring of vitamin B12 is recommended if you are on long-term treatment with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • This combination is known to control blood sugar to a greater extent than metformin, voglibose or glimepiride alone.
  • Insulin moves sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells. Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level increasing release of insulin hormone from the pancreas.
  • Metformin works by decreasing the amount of glucose absorbed from the intestine, lowering the amount of sugar created by the liver and facilitating the entry of sugar into the cells.
  • Voglibose delays digestion and absorption of carbohydrates in the intestines and thereby prevents a spike in blood glucose levels that occur after a meal.

Directions for Use of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Vogs Gm Tablet should be taken orally as directed by your doctor.
  • It should be taken with or after a meal, swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Vogs Gm Tablet may interact with other medicines if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medic...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for brain and heart-related disorders, tuberculosis, acidity, fungal infections, painkillers, antihypertensive medicines, etc.
  • You may have symptoms of high blood sugar if you are taking oral contraceptives, water pills, rifampicin (anti-tuberculosis medicine), medicines for constipation, phenytoin (anti-epileptic medicine), ...
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  • Vogs Gm Tablet may alter the way blood thinners work like phenprocoumon.
  • Other medicines like oral contraceptives, other anti-diabetics, etc can affect blood glucose levels. Therefore, concomitant use should be undertaken with caution.

Storage and disposal of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Dosage of Vogs Gm 2/0.2/500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • An overdose of this medicine may cause hypoglycaemia (excessively low blood sugar) and may present with extreme weakness, confusion, tremors, fast heart rate, nausea, rapid breathing. You must immedia...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you have 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

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 diet should I follow being a diabetic patient?

  • Follow a diet that is 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.
  • Ensure moderate use of edible oils and drink at least 8-10 glasses 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.
  • 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: How does Vogs Gm Tablet works?

A: It 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 the insulin it naturally produces.

Q: What are the symptoms of diabetes?

A: You will start feeling the symptoms of diabetes like increased urine frequency, increased hunger, increased thirst. To know the exact status, your doctor may ask you to do blood tests like fasting blood glucose, post-meal blood glucose and HbA1C.
Product Details
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VOGS GM
Expires on or After
29/09/2022
Last Updated on: 15 Jul 2021 | 11:48 AM (IST)
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