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Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
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60 Tablet(s) in Bottle
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Composition:

Voglibose(0.2 Mg)

Therapeutic classification:

Anti-diabetic
therapy

Medical Description

Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab contains Voglibose, which is an antidiabetic medicine.

Uses of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

Type-2 diabetes mellitus

Contraindications of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

  • If you have an allergic reaction to Voglibose or any of the ingredient of this medicine
  • If you have any blockage of the bowel
  • If you have diabetes complications (diabetic ketoacidosis)
  • If you have severe infection or are undergoing a surgery
  • If you recently had severe trauma

Side effects of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Lack of appetite
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Jaundice
  • Altered liver enzymes
  • Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not known. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant. Your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
  • You should avoid this medicine if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab?
A:
Voglibose does not affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking other diabetes medicines like Insulin, Glimepiride, then a fall in blood glucose levels can occur
  • Watch for headache, sweating, tremors, hunger pangs
  • You have severe kidney or liver problems
  • You have a history of intestinal surgery or ulcers
  • You have hernia

Mode of Action of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

How Does It Work?

It delays digestion and absorption of carbohydrates in the intestines and thereby prevents spike in blood glucose levels that occur after a meal.

Directions for Use of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

  • Take this medicine as directed by your doctor
  • Take this medicine at the start of your meal

Interactions of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Caution is needed when you are taking it with other medicines that are used to treat diabetes like Insulin, Glimepiride, Gliclazide. These in combination can cause a dangerous fall in blood glucose.

Interactions with food items

  • No information is available on interactions of this medicine with food
  • It should be taken at the start of any meal and not after finishing the meal

Storage and disposal of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

  • Keep it in a closed container to protect it from light and moisture
  • Keep out of reach of children

Dosage of Vozuca 0.2mg Activ Tab

Overdose

You may experience discomfort, diarrhea, or flatulence.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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.

Q: I have diabetes since 5 years. What care should I take to avoid foot ulcers?

  • Wear footwear even at home. Keep a pair of comfortable footwear for home
  • Every day while having a bath, thoroughly clean the space between your toes. After bath, dry each of these spaces between the toes with a clean, dry towel
  • With the help of a mirror, examine the lower part of your foot. Check if there is any redness, peeling of skin, ulcer or unusual appearance
  • Wear comfortable shoes which support the entire foot when going out, avoid use of slippers or footwear that are uncomfortable
  • Regularly cut your toenails, cut them straight to avoid ingrown toe nails
Last Updated on: 14 Dec 2019 | 03:10 PM (IST)

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