PPG 0.2 Mg
- Manufacturer : Abbott India Pvt Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Voglib
- Generic Brands : Voglibose
PPG 0.2mg Tablet is used to lower blood glucose level in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, especially when other medicines are not able to provide the desired results. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha-glucosidases inhibitors.
PPG 0.2mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes that cause breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
PPG 0.2mg Tablet is used for Type ii diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes and other conditions. PPG 0.2mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
PPG 0.2mg Tablet contains Voglibose as an active ingredient.
PPG 0.2mg Tablet works by reducing the increase in blood glucose level after meal.
Abbott Health manufactures PPG 0.2mg Tablet.
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. PPG 0.2mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of PPG 0.2mg 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. PPG 0.2mg Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of PPG 0.2mg Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Before using PPG 0.2mg 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. Regularly monitor blood sugar level, This drug should be taken at the start of a meal.
PPG 0.2mg is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with PPG 0.2mg.
PPG 0.2mg lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels, and therefore should be taken just before meals.
Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhoea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.
PPG 0.2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.