PPG 0.3 Mg
- Manufacturer : Abbott India Pvt Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Voglib
- Generic Brands : Voglibose
PPG 0.3mg Tablet is used for Type ii diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes and other conditions. PPG 0.3mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
PPG 0.3mg Tablet contains Voglibose as an active ingredient.
PPG 0.3mg Tablet works by reducing the increase in blood glucose level after meal.
Abbott Health manufactures PPG 0.3mg Tablet.
Voglibose belongs to the class of drugs called as the anti-diabetic drugs. This drug acts by delaying the digestion and absorption of carbohydrate, which results in lowering the plasma glucose levels.
PPG 0.3mg 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.
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Voglibose as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
If you miss a dose of Voglibose, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
Take this medicine just before a meal. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of PPG 0.3mg 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 0.3mg 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 0.3mg 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.
Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.
Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.
Pediatric use - This medicine is not recommended for use in children as there is a lack of clinical safety evidence.
Liver impairment - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment. Dose adjustment and safety monitoring are advised in such cases.
Kidney impairment - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment. Dose adjustment and safety monitoring are advised in such cases.
Gastro-intestinal disorders - This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from diseases of the stomach or the intestine. The use should be discontinued if the condition is severe.
Diabetic ketoacidosis - This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Missed Dose : Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.
Overdose : Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
PPG 0.3mg Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms Type 2 diabetes.
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard PPG 0.3mg Tablet.