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  • Manufacturer : Novartis India Ltd
  • Equivalent Brands : Galvus
  • Generic Brands : Vildagliptin

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Galvus 50 Mg is available to buy in increments of 1

1. Buy Galvus 50mg Online

Galvus 50mg Tablet is used for Type 2 diabetes and other conditions. Galvus 50mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Galvus 50mg Tablet contains Vidagliptin as an active ingredient.

Galvus 50mg Tablet works by reducing blood sugar by enabling pancreas to produce more insulin and less glucagon.

Novartis India manufactures Galvus 50mg Tablet.

Detailed information related to Galvus 50mg Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

2. How To Galvus 50mg Work?

Galvus 50mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces the fasting and postmeal sugar levels.

3. What is Galvus 50mg Tablet?

Galvus 50Mg Tablet is an oral medicine prescribed to patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. It is an anti-hyperglycaemic agent of DDP-4 class of drugs.

Tests have shown that it helps hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is often prescribed with anti-diabetes medications such as metformin. Your doctor will inform you about the dosage and frequency as per your situation.

People who have liver problem should avoid taking Galvus 50Mg Tablet medicine. Also people with renal impairment or congestive heart failure should inform their healthcare provider before taking the medicine.

Galvus 50Mg Tablet is a recently approved drug but no doubt has side effects too. Common side effects noted during trials were headache, dizziness, constipation, cough, nasopharyngitis and sweating. Some of the studies also reported a feeling of hypertension amongst the patients .

Galvus 50Mg Tablet can also lead to weight gain.

4. How To Take Galvus 50mg Tablet?

Swallow Galvus tablets whole with a glass of water.

If your doctor has prescribed 100mg a day, take one 50 mg tablet in the morning and one 50 mg tablet in the evening. Do not take two tablets together at any one time.

Take your medicine at about the same time each day. Taking it at the same time each day will have the best effect. It will also help you remember when to take it. It does not matter if you take this medicine before or after food.

Continue taking your medicine for as long as your doctor tells you to. Your doctor will check your progress to make sure the medicine is working and will discuss with you how long your treatment should continue.

If your doctor has told you to stop your treatment with Galvus because of liver problems, you should never start taking Galvus again.

Do not stop taking Galvus unless your doctor tells you to.

5. Drug interaction of Galvus 50mg

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Galvus 50 Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Galvus 50 Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Aripiprazole
  • Arsenic trioxide
  • Brexpiprazole
  • Articaine
  • Betamethasone
  • Bumetanide

6. Side Effects of Galvus 50mg

  • swelling of the hands, ankles or feet
  • weakness
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • trembling
  • low blood glucose
  • nausea
  • chills
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • wind (flatulence)
  • a burning sensation in the chest rising up to the throat ('heartburn')
  • weight increase
  • excessive decreased blood glucose
  • itchy rash
  • peeling of skin or blisters
  • joint pain
  • excessive sweating

7. Warning of Galvus 50mg tablet

Galvus 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

Galvus 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Galvus 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Galvus 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended if you are taking this medicine. Use of $med_name is preferably not advised in patients with liver disease.

8. Precaution of Galvus 50mg tablet

Before using Galvus 50 Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Do not drive or operate machinery
  • Do not take this medication if you are allergic to it
  • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding

9. Galvus 50mg Dosage

The usual dose is 50mg or 100mg daily. The 50mg dose should be taken as 50mg once a day (morning). The 100mg dose is taken as 50mg twice a day (in the morning and evening).

Your doctor will monitor your blood glucose levels and may increase or decrease the dose of Galvus to maintain good control of your diabetes.

Your doctor will prescribe Galvus either alone or in combination with other antidiabetic medicines, if that medicine or medicines do not sufficiently control your blood sugar level.

10. Uses of Galvus 50mg

Galvus 50 Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

11. Storage of Galvus 50mg

Keep your medicine in the original container until it is time to take it.

Store it in a cool dry place where the temperature stays below 30°C.

Do not store Galvus or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink.

Do not leave it in the car or on window sills.

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