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Published: 10/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
VOGLIBOSE Tablets 0.3mg "YD"
 Active ingredient:
Voglibose
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: approx. 8 mm, thickness: approx. 3.1 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face)ボグリボース錠0.3 mg「YD」, 0.3 mg, YD 526, ボグリボース
(Back)VOGLIBOSE 0.3 mg, ボグリボース錠0.3 mg「YD」, 食直前に服用, 0.3 mg, 糖尿病用薬

Effects of this medicine

This medicine delays digestion/absorption of carbohydrate by suppressing the actions of digestive enzymes that degrade carbohydrate, thereby suppressing rapid increases in blood glucose levels after meals.
It is usually used to improve postprandial hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, infections or external injury.
    If you are in perioperative state.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 0.2 mg of the active ingredient at a time, three times a day immediately before each meal. If its effect is insufficient, the dosage may be increased up to 1 tablet (0.3 mg of the active ingredient) at a time.
    This preparation contains 0.3 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and take a dose immediately before the next meal. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Strictly follow the instructions on dietary/exercise therapy.
  • This medicine may cause hypoglycemic symptoms (lassitude, a strong sense of hunger, cold sweat, palpitation, shivering of limbs, decreased consciousness, etc.). If hypoglycemic symptoms occur, take glucose.
  • This medicine may cause hypoglycemic symptoms. Be aware of working at heights or operating dangerous machinery such as driving a car.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea, flatus, abdominal bloating, rash, itch and photosensitivity. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • shivering of limbs, a sense of hunger, lassitude [hypoglycemia]
  • abdominal bloating, flatus increases, abdominal pain [intestinal obstruction]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowness in skin or in conjunctiva [fulminant hepatitis, severe liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • constipation, consciousness disorder, treamor [worsening of hyperammonemia in patients with hepatic cirrhosis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.