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VogliboseAbout VogliboseAn alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, In postprandial hyperglycemia(Oral anti-diabetic).Mechanism of Action of VogliboseVoglibose is an alpha-glycosidase inhibitor. Alpha glucosidase inhibitor delays the glucose absorption at the intestine level and prevents sudden increase of glucose after meal. The drug exerts its anti-hyperglycemic action by producing reversible competitive inhibition of alpha-glucosidase hydrolase enzyme, glucoamylase, sucrase, etc which are the final enzymes in the carbohydrate digestion in the brush border of small intestinal mucosa. It reduces digestion and absorption of polysaccharides and sucrose, lowers HbA1c, body weight and serum triglyceride levels. It delays and reduces glucose absorption and lowers postprandial hyperglycaemia. Voglibose has fewer side effects as compared to Miglitol and Acarbose. Voglibose should be administered in conjunction with diet plus a sulfonylurea.Pharmacokinets of VogliboseAbsorption: It is slowly and poorly absorbed. Excretion: It is rapidly excreted in urine.
Onset of Action for VogliboseN/ADuration of Action for VogliboseN/AHalf Life of VogliboseN/ASide Effects of Voglibose1 Flatulence
5.Elevated serum transaminase levels (rare)
Contra-indications of VogliboseHypersensitivity to VogliboseSpecial Precautions while taking VogliboseRenal failurePregnancy Related InformationN/AOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationN/AChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for VogliboseNon insulin Dependent Diabetes MellitusInteractions for VogliboseN/ATypical Dosage for Voglibose0.2 mg 3 times daily before meals.Schedule of VogliboseN/AStorage Requirements for VogliboseStore at room temperature below 25 degree C in a well closed container. Protect from moisture. Keep out of reach of childrenEffects of Missed Dosage of VogliboseTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of VogliboseGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.
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Voglibose is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for voglibose might be better known than voglibose itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have voglibose in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for voglibose.