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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Viglimet 500.
Viglimet 500 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the devel... View More
Information regarding the use of Viglimet 500 during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Viglimet 500 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Viglimet 500 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Viglimet 500 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Viglimet 500 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regu... View More
Viglimet 500 is a combination of two medicines that control high blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This helps prevent serious ... View More
Uses of Viglimet 500
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Viglimet 500
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
- Metallic taste
- Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
How to use Viglimet 500
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. Viglimet 500 is to be take... View More
How Viglimet 500 works
Viglimet 500 is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Metformin and Vildagliptin. Metformin is an anti-diabetic medication (biguanide). It works ... View More
- Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
- Chances of weight gain and low blood sugar are lesser as compared to other diabetes medicines.
- Inform your doctor about your diabetes treatment if you are due to have surgery under a general anaesthetic.
- Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain as Viglimet 500 may cause a ra... View More
- Your doctor may check your kidney and liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such... View More
Type 2 DM
Should be taken with or just after food.
Oral Type 2 DM Adults: Based on the patient's current dose of Metformin, Combination of Vildagliptin & Metformin may be initiated at either 50 mg/500... View More
Not recommended in patients <18 years of age
Renal impairment: This combination should not be used in patients with renal failure or renal dysfunction, e.g. serum creatinine levels > 1.5 mg/dL (>1... View More
This combination is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Vildagliptin or Metformin Hydrochloride or to any of the excipients. It i... View More
Mode of Action
Metformin: Biguanide; acts by decreasing endogenous hepatic glucose production, decreases intestinal absorption of glucose, and improves insulin sensiti... View More
Lactic acidosis can occur due to Metformin accumulation. If metabolic acidosis is suspected, treatment should be discontinued and the patient should be ... View More
Hypoglycaemia, delayed gastric emptying, nausea and vomiting. Flu-like symptoms, headache and dizziness may occur. Potentially Fatal: Stevens-Johnson... View More
Additive effect w/ sulfonylureas. Thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, phenothiazines, OC, sympathomimetics, niacin, Ca channel blockers and isoniazid m... View More
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