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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Volibo 0.3.
Volibo 0.3 is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, th... View More
Volibo 0.3 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Volibo 0.3 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Volibo 0.3 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volibo 0.3 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Volibo 0.3 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Volibo 0.3 is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels in your body after each meal. It is used w... View More
Uses of Volibo 0.3
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Volibo 0.3
- Skin rash
- Abdominal pain
How to use Volibo 0.3
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Volibo 0.3 is to be taken ... View More
How Volibo 0.3 works
Volibo 0.3 is an anti-diabetic medicine. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. ... View More
What if you forget to take Volibo 0.3?
If you miss a dose of Volibo 0.3, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Volibo 0.3 is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
- You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Volibo 0.3.
- Volibo 0.3 lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels. Therefore, it should be taken before meals.
- Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.
Should be taken with food. Take just before meals.
Oral Diabetes mellitus Adult: 200-300 mcg tid. Elderly: Initiate at lower doses.
Inflammatory bowel disease; GI obstruction or patients predisposed to it; conditions which may deteriorate as a result of increased gas formation eg, he... View More
Mode of Action
Voligbose has general properties similar to acarbose and selectively inhibits α-glucosidase in the enteric canal, delaying the digestion and absorption ... View More
History of laparotomy or ileus. Roemheld's syndrome, stenosis, severe hepatic or renal impairment. Child <18 yr; elderly. Monitor LFT. Treat hypoglycaem... View More
Flatulence; abdominal distension; diarrhoea; pain; skin reactions; hypoglycemia; increased LFT. Potentially Fatal: Hepatotoxicity.
May enhance effects of other antidiabetics including insulin.
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More