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Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 169.00
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Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing a combination of two medicines Voglibose and Metformin. It is effective in treating type 2 diabetes mellitus and is used when diet, exerc

se or any single medicine is not able to control your blood sugar levels. Avoid using Volix M 0.3 mg tablets if you are allergic to it, have any kidney or heart diseases, consume alcohol or are pregnant or breastfeeding. Few of the side effects of Volix 0.3 mg Tablet are nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, stomach pain, most of which are temporary. But if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately.

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ContainsMetformin(500.0 Mg) + Voglibose(0.3 Mg)
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus, when diet, exercise or a single medicine are unable to control the blood sugar level.

Contraindications of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Metformin or Voglibose or any of the ingredients of Volix M 0.3 mg tablet.
  • If you have any kind of kidney or heart problem.
  • If you are in a state of diabetic coma due to sudden rise or drop in blood sugar level.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have severe infections or GI tract obstruction.
  • If you consume alcohol regularly.

Side effects of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Stomach swelling
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn
  • Increased liver tests, jaundice
  • Altered mental alertness
  • Low blood sugar level

Precautions and Warnings of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine may pass into the breastmilk and harm the newborn baby. It is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment with Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet?
A:
While on treatment with Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet, there are chances your blood sugar can fall and you may experience dizziness, unconsciousness, confusion and increased sweating. So in this case, you should take extra care when driving. Keep a juice or chocolate handy while driving, in case you start experiencing any of these, immediately have it. Do not consume sugar-free at such episodes.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet as it lowers your blood sugar which can be dangerous.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a fever, stress trauma or infection because it can cause temporary loss of blood sugar control.
  • You are suffering from any kind of heart condition like heart failure or stroke.
  • You are an elderly person, as it is difficult to recognize symptoms of low blood sugar levels in elder persons.
  • You experience muscle pain, stomach pain, vomiting, breathing difficulty, low body temperature. This could be a serious condition known as lactic acidosis.

Mode of Action of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet works by the combined action of Metformin and Voglibose.
  • 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 Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken with food. It would be best if you ...
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Interactions of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Few medicines which can cause lactic acidosis (excessive acid accumulation) like cimetidine, digoxin, morphine, quinidine, ranitidine, etc.
  • Water pills like furosemide, thiazide can hamper the diabetes control
  • Medicine used to treat chest pain like nifedipine
  • Other medicines which may alter the hypoglycaemic activity of Volix M 0.3 mg tablet are captopril, enalapril, isocarboxazid, phenelzine, clofibrate, gemfibrozil, epinephrine, adrenocortical hormone, t...
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Storage and disposal of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store Volix M 0.3 mg tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Volix M 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose may include low blood sugar level, stomach discomfort or sometimes, diarrhoea.
  • If you think you have taken too much of Volix M 0.3 mg tablets contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Volix M 0.3 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What kind of food should I include in my diet?

  • A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
  • Maintain 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 less use of ghee and butter.
  • Drink at least 8-10 glass of water daily
  • Carry fruit or low-calorie high fibre biscuits while travelling

Q: What should I avoid doing, being a diabetic patient?

  • 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.
Product Details
Brand
VOLIX M
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:46 AM (IST)

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