Cetapin V (0 2 Mg)

(10 Tablets in Strip)
-10+
Tablet
(1 Strip)
Rs. 8 / Tablet
Rs.80

SALT INFORMATION

Metformin(500MG)

INDICATORS

Pregnancy:X Lactation:L5 Lab:NA Food:NA

TYPICAL USAGE

Diabetes mellitus, Hyperlipoproteinaemia, Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Insulin resistance, Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Obesity.

SIDE EFFECTS

Vasculitis, Pneumonitis, Malabsorption of vit B12, Malabsorpton of folic acid, Megaloblastic anemia, Hypoglycemia.

DRUG INTERACTION

Additive effect with sulphonylureas. Glycaemic control may be affected by diuretics, corticosteroids, phenothiazines, thyroid products, oestrogens.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

The exact mechanism of action of metformin is unclear but it appears to reduce glucose absorption from the GI tract, reduce gluconeogenesis and enhance insulin sensitivity by increasing peripheral glucose uptake and utilisation.

Voglibose(0.2MG)

INDICATORS

Pregnancy:C Lactation:L3 Lab:NA Food:NA

TYPICAL USAGE

It is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, prescribed for type II diabetes mellitus.

SIDE EFFECTS

Abdominal distension, diarrhoea, pain, skin reactions, hypoglycemia.

DRUG INTERACTION

Voglibose is known to interact with other drugs like insulin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Voligbose selectively inhibits ?-glucosidase in the enteric canal, delaying the digestion and absorption of carbohydrate, thereby suppressing sharp increase in post-prandial plasma glucose.

SUBSTITUTES

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