What is Prandial (Voglibose) used for?
Prandial (Voglibose) is an oral alpha-glucosidase inhibitor prescribed to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. The medication controls blood glucose levels to prevent symptoms of hyperglycaemia such as blurry vision, fatigue, increased urination, tremors, faintness, or seizures. It is normally used along with a balanced diet and regular exercise to get better results. Your doctor may also prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Prandial (Voglibose)?
Prandial (Voglibose) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered each day along with your first meal, but the best directions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and a meal. Avoid changing the form of the tablets as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Prandial (Voglibose)?
Some patients using Prandial (Voglibose) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical assistance are faintness, vomiting, unusual swelling, urinary retention, pancreatitis, or severe skin rashes. These conditions may require lower doses or frequency of administration to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Prandial (Voglibose) should not be administered to patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, under the age of eighteen, who have type 1 diabetes, severe heart failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, severely reduced liver function, or severely reduced kidney function. Also inform your doctor if you have reduced kidney function, reduced liver function, or other chronic health conditions that may cause unexpected problems requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Prandial (Voglibose) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Prandial (Voglibose) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.