|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|INDICATION||Type 2 diabetes|
|MANUFACTURER||Abbott India Pvt Ltd|
|PACKAGING||10 tablets in 1 strip|
|COMPOSITION||Metformin (500mg) + Voglibose (0.3mg)|
|PACK SIZE||100 Tablet/s, 150 Tablet/s, 200 Tablet/s, 300 Tablet/s|
PPG Met 0.3 Tablet SR belongs to a category of medicines known as anti-diabetic drugs. It is a combination of medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. It helps control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.
PPG Met 0.3 Tablet SR should be taken with food. Take it regularly at the same time each day to get the most benefit. Your doctor will decide what dose is best for you and this may change from time to time according to how it is working according to your blood sugar levels.
Keep taking this medicine, even if you feel well or your blood sugar levels are controlled. If you stop it without consulting your doctor, your blood sugar levels could rise and put you at risk of kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems and loss of limbs. Remember that it is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.
This medicine may cause side effects like nausea, taste change, loss of appetite, flatulence, stomach pain, diarrhea, and skin rash. However, these are temporary and usually subside on their own. If these do not resolve or worry you, please consult your doctor. Your doctor might suggest ways of dealing with your side effects or treating them if they are bothersome.
You should not take it if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, if you have diabetic ketoacidosis (high levels of acid in your blood), or if you have severe kidney or liver disease. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart disease. It may not be suitable. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your blood sugar levels should be checked regularly and your doctor may also advise blood tests to monitor your blood cell counts and liver function.
USES OF PPG MET TABLET SR
- Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
BENEFITS OF PPG MET TABLET SR
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
PPG Met 0.3 Tablet SR 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.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PPG MET TABLET SR
Common side effects of PPG Met
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased appetite
HOW TO USE PPG MET TABLET SR
HOW PPG MET TABLET SR WORKS
However, patients should be alerted to the risk of hypoglycemia when it is used in combination with other antidiabetic agents such as sulfonylureas, insulin, and repaglinide.
Use of PPG Met 0.3 Tablet SR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE PPG MET TABLET SR?