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Cetapin V 0.2/500 MG Tablet 10

Cetapin V 0.2/500 MG Tablet 10

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    Voglibose Voglibose is an oral antidiabetic medication. It is used to control blood glucose levels after meals or manage postprandial hyperglycemia in the patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Metformin Metformin is an oral antihyperglycemic drug which helps to reduce blood sugar levels. It is mainly prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed either as mono therapy or in combination with other antihyperglycemic drugs. It helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, and nerve disorders in the diabetic patients. It is also prescribed for the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome.

    Mode of drug action


    Voglibose Voglibose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. Alpha-glucosidase breaks down carbohydrates taken during meals and converts it into glucose. Metformin Metformin is an antihyperglycemic agent which is mainly used to treat hyperglycemia. It reduces blood glucose levels by decreasing the glucose absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, improves the insulin sensitivity by increasing the uptake of glucose into muscle, and inhibits biosynthesis of glucose from amino acids.

    What are the common side effects?

    Voglibose The common side effects of voglibose are diarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence, and liver damage. Metformin The common side effects reported for metformin are: Acidity, belching, bloating, heart burn, loss of appetite, metallic taste in mouth, vomiting, weight loss, and stomach pain. In rare cases patients have reported to have abnormal stools, joint pain, flu-like symptoms, runny nose, sneezing, swollen joints and discoloration of finger nails or toe nails.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Individuals suffering from the diabetic coma, and diabetic ketoacidosis should not take Cetapin V drug.

    • Patients with severe sunburns, high acid levels should avoid taking Cetapin V medicine.

    • Individuals who have had severe allergic reactions to sulfonamide medicine such as Acetazolamide and Celecoxib may be allergic to Cetapin V too.

    • Do not consume alcohol as it may affect blood glucose levels.

    • Patients with type 1 diabetes should not use Cetapin V drug.

    • Avoid taking anticoagulants, beta-blockers, and corticosteroids while on Volix M medication. Concomitant use of these drugs may have drug-drug interactions.

    What else should I know?

    1. What is the recommended dosage of voglibose? The recommended dosage of voglibose is 200 to 300 mcg three times a day.

    2. Are there any special precautions to be taken while using voglibose? Monitor your liver function and glucose levels regularly as voglibose can cause liver problems and hypoglycemia respectively.

    3. What is the potential side effect of voglibose? Hepatotoxicity is the potential side effect of voglibose drug. So, undergo liver function tests regularly.

    4. When is the best time to take voglibose? Voglibose should be taken just before the meals.

    5. Can I use voglibose during pregnancy? No significant scientific data about the safety information of voglibose during pregnancy. So, it is recommended to consult your doctor before using the medication. Metformin

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose? If you forget to take the medication at the usual time, you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you must skip the missed dose. Do not take double dose.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for metformin? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Should I take vitamin B12 supplements with metformin? Long term use of metformin may cause vitamin B12 deficiency in few patients. You should consult your doctor and discuss about it. Do not take vitamin B12 supplements without your physician’s prescription.

    4. Is metformin effective for the type 1 diabetes? No. metformin is not effective for the treatment of type 1 or juvenile diabetes

    5. Can I take any other medications along with metformin? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.

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