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  • Voglibose OD Tablets 0.3mg TOWA : 100 tablets
  • Voglibose OD Tablets 0.3mg TOWA : 100 tablets
  • Voglibose OD Tablets 0.3mg TOWA : 100 tablets
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Code:008170-002

Voglibose OD Tablets 0.3mg TOWA : 100 tablets

Sale Price:US$68.50

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Towa Pharmaceutical
Brand Towa Pharmaceutical
JAN Code ---
GS1 14987155882015
Ingredient Code 3969004
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 days

Description

This medicine delays glucose absorption from the small intestine by blocking the enzyme which degrades carbohydrates to glucose.
It suppresses a rapid elevation of postprandial blood glucose which occurs due to diabetes mellitus or abnormal glucose tolerance.
It is usually used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus and for control of type II diabetes development in patients with abnormal glucose tolerance.

Presentation

100 tablets

Feature

slightly yellow tablets, diameter 8.0 mm, thickness 3.2 mm

Active Ingredients

Voglibose

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine delays glucose absorption from the small intestine by blocking the enzyme which degrades carbohydrates to glucose.
It suppresses a rapid elevation of postprandial blood glucose which occurs due to diabetes mellitus or abnormal glucose tolerance.
It is usually used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus and for control of type II diabetes development in patients with abnormal glucose tolerance.

Usage/Dosage

Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is (( to be written by a healthcare professional))
In general, for adults, take 0.2 mg of the active ingredient at a time immediately before meal, three times a day. The dosage may be increased up to 0.3 mg of the active ingredient at a time immediately before meal, three times a day, if the effect is insufficient. Each tablet contains 0.3 mg of the active ingredient. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor or pharmacist.
This medicine may be moistened with saliva on the tongue, then lightly squashed with the tongue, and swallowed with saliva. It may also be taken with water like usual medicines.
If you miss a dose, take one dose immediately before the next meal. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Cautions

If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
If you have ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, or infection; are in a pre- or postoperative state; have a injury; have undergone a laparotomy(abdominal surgery); have experienced bowel obstruction; or have Roemheld syndrome, intestinal disorder, liver disorder, or renal disorder.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
Strictly adhere to dietary instructions given and to kinesitherapy prescribed.
As hypoglycemia may occur, take extra care when working at heights or operating dangerous machinery such as driving a car. Be sure to let your family and friends know that you are taking this medicine.
Hypoglycemia may occur. Ingest glucose in case of symptoms of hypoglycemia.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea, soft stool, borborygmus, abdominal pain, constipation, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, heart burn, dry mouth, dizziness, anemia, numbness, edema of the face and other regions, blurred vision, glow, malaise, lassitude, sweating, hair loss, rash, itching and photosensitivity. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.

cold sweat, hungry feeling, trembling of hands/feet[hypoglycemia]
enlarged feeling of abdomen, increased flatus[bowel obstruction-like symptoms]
yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, general malaise, loss of appetite[serious liver dysfunction, jaundice]
constipation, disturbance of consciousness[exacerbation of hyperammonemia in patients with liver cirrhosis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.