PRANDIAL 0.2 MG TABLET

SKU: AH_CH_DB_2398 Category:

Generic : Voglibose (0.2mg)

Treatment : Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$1.28

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels in your body after each meal. It is used when other similar medicines along with a restricted diet, are unable to control abnormally high blood sugar levels.

Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet should be taken just before a meal. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your blood sugar levels. Do not stop taking it suddenly without consulting your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness.

This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Do not take this medicine if you have ulceration or inflammation in the bowel (eg. ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Please tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking this medicine as it may increase the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).

 

BENEFITS OF PRANDIAL TABLET MD

In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It helps to slow down the breaking down of food in our intestine to simple glucose (sugar), thereby decreasing the rise in blood glucose levels after meals. Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level, you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs.
Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet will reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if you have type 2 diabetes and already have cardiovascular disease. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed because it is protecting your future health.

 

HOW TO USE PRANDIAL TABLET MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

 

HOW PRANDIAL TABLET MD WORKS

Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes responsible for breaking complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose levels from rising very high immediately after meals.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • EPINEPHRINE
  • THEOPHYLLINE
  • ASPIRIN
  • WARFARIN

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE PRANDIAL TABLET MD?

If you miss a dose of Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Prandial

  • Skin rash
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. Does Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet cause weight loss?

There is evidence that normal doses of Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet do not cause significant weight loss. However, very high doses of this medicine can affect the absorption of food, thereby causing weight loss. Do not take this medication for weight loss as it is not approved for the treatment of obesity. Do consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. How should you take Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet?

Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet is usually prescribed to be taken orally three times daily immediately before each meal. Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet may be given along with a controlled diet. However, in case Prandial 0.2 MD Tablet does not work alone, it may be given along with a proper diet and other antidiabetic medicines. Your doctor may further increase your doses if the given doses do not provide sufficient control over the blood sugar levels. Do not take this medication by yourself and consult your doctor before starting this medication.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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