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Drug information on Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg) (Vildagliptin) from Novartis India Ltd

Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)

  Tablet
Novartis India Ltd
Generic : Vildagliptin
 416.60
50 mg/500 mg
15 Tabs
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Medical Condition(s) for which Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)

   Most Common : Low blood sugar level, tremor, headache, weight gain and fluid retention.

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, fatigue, and feeling weak.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- with metformin or a thiazolidinedione: 50 mg twice daily; with a sulfonylurea: 50 mg/day in the morning. Maximum: 100 mg/day.

How to use Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, severe liver impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Warnings and Precautions for Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of severe kidney disease.

• It may cause dizziness or fatigue, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Patient may develop with increased risk of foot ulcers and blistering of the skin; if it is so consult with your doctor.

• Monitor liver function and blood sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)

Store it at room temperature (25 to 30°C).



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