VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
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VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo

INFORMATION ABOUT VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG

VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG uses

VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG is a combination of two anti-diabetic drugs: Vildagliptin (Oral anti-hyperglycaemic agent) and Metformin (Biguanide). VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG is used to treat type-2 diabetes.

Common side-effects

• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Diarrhoea
• Abdominal pain
• Loss of appetite

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG

• It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.
• Take VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG preferably with breakfast in the morning. If you are taking it twice a day, then take it with breakfast and dinner. If you are taking it thrice a day then take them with major meals such as (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
• Remember to always take it with meals to avoid hypoglycaemic events (sudden dip in blood glucose levels).
• A low- carbohydrate healthy diet and 45 minutes of brisk walk daily along with VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG has been found to give very good results in people with type 2 diabetes.
• Before driving or performing any strenuous activity after taking VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG make sure your blood glucose levels are in good control.
• Do not hesitate to speak with a doctor if you experience hazy vision, dizziness, yellowing of skin, shaky hands, extreme anxiousness, severe stomach pain and profuse sweating.
• Remember to always monitor your blood glucose levels despite medicine intake.
• Routinely get your liver function test's done to check for proper functioning of the liver.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. How does VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG work?
A. VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG is a combination of two anti-diabetic drugs: Vildagliptin (Oral anti-hyperglycaemic agent) and Metformin (Biguanide). Vildagliptin decreases the hormones that raise blood-glucose levels and increases the release of insulin from pancreas. Metformin lowers glucose production in liver and delays glucose absorption from intestine. VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG helps in reducing both post-meal and fasting glucose levels.

Q. Does VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG cause lactic acidosis?
A. Yes, VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG may cause lactic acidosis. However, it is a rare side-effect which is not necessary for all people to experience. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms such as persistent stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, reduced body temperature and heartbeat as this might be an indication of a serious condition known as lactic acidosis (excess of lactic acid in blood).

Q. Can I take VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG with other medicines?
A. You are advised to take VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG with other medicines only after consulting your doctor to avoid unpleasant side-effects. Keep your doctor informed if you have taken or might take medicines such as anti-hypertensives, diuretics, pain killers, thyroid medicines or medicines affecting nervous system.

Q. Can I stop taking VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG on my own?
A. No, please do not stop taking VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG on your own. Discontinuing VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG on your own might lead to rise in blood-glucose levels. Continue taking VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG even though you feel better. Do not hesitate to speak with your doctor if you are experiencing any difficulty while taking VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG.

Q. Does VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG cause diarrhoea?
A. Yes, diarrhoea could be a side-effect of VILDAGLIPTIN 50 MG + METFORMIN 1000 MG. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and eat small portions of non-spicy meals. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhoea or if you find blood in the stools (black tarry stools).

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