Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)Tablet
Novartis India Ltd Generic : Vildagliptin
416.60 50 mg/500 mg 15 Tabs
â€¢ Most Common :
Low blood sugar level, tremor, headache, weight gain and fluid retention.
â€¢ Central Nervous System : Dizziness, fatigue, and feeling weak.
PO- with metformin or a thiazolidinedione: 50 mg twice daily; with a sulfonylurea: 50 mg/day in the morning. Maximum: 100 mg/day.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Contraindicated in patients with type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, severe liver impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of severe kidney disease.
â€¢ It may cause dizziness or fatigue, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
â€¢ Patient may develop with increased risk of foot ulcers and blistering of the skin; if it is so consult with your doctor.
â€¢ Monitor liver function and blood sugar level regularly while taking this medication.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25 to 30Â°C).