Voglibose Pharmacology


About Voglibose
An alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, In postprandial hyperglycemia(Oral anti-diabetic).
Mechanism of Action of Voglibose
Voglibose 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 Voglibose
Absorption: It is slowly and poorly absorbed. Excretion: It is rapidly excreted in urine.
Onset of Action for Voglibose
Duration of Action for Voglibose
Half Life of Voglibose
Side Effects of Voglibose
1 Flatulence
2.Loose stools
3.Abdominal pain
5.Elevated serum transaminase levels (rare)
Contra-indications of Voglibose
Hypersensitivity to Voglibose
Special Precautions while taking Voglibose
Renal failure
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Voglibose
Non insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
Interactions for Voglibose
Typical Dosage for Voglibose
0.2 mg 3 times daily before meals.
Schedule of Voglibose
Storage Requirements for Voglibose
Store at room temperature below 25 degree C in a well closed container. Protect from moisture. Keep out of reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Voglibose
Take 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 Voglibose
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Voglibose in Your City

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