What is Prandial (Voglibose) used for?
Prandial (Voglibose) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This drug is a type of alpha-glucosiadase inhibitor, which works by helping to reduce post-prandial blood glucose levels in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. Studies have suggested that this drug may also be effective in the control and management of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar).
How should I use Prandial (Voglibose)?
Prandial (Voglibose) comes in the form of tablets. You may be directed to take one 0.2mg or one 0.3mg tablet 3 times per day, just before meals. However, the dosage depends on the severity of the condition being treated. Therefore, it is essential to consult your physician before taking this medication, so that the correct dosage can be prescribed, and always follow the instructions of your physician.
What are the side effects of Prandial (Voglibose)?
Some side effects may occur as a result of taking Prandial (Voglibose), such as:
Other side effects include yellowing of the eyes or skin, serious hepatic dysfunction and yellowing of the eyes of skin. This is not a complete list of side effects, and other side effects may occur. You should discuss the risk of all potential side effects with your physician before taking this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Prandial (Voglibose). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.