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

Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg)

Novartis India Ltd
Generic : Vildagliptin
50 mg/500 mg
15 Tabs
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Drug Name : Vildagliptin

Vildagliptin(Eucreas) generic Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg) is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes mellitus along with other medications. It works by increasing the amount of two incretin hormones in the body that are produced naturally by the body in response to food intake.
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Other Trade Names for Vildagliptin

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International : 

Eucreas, Galvumet, Galvus, Icandra, Jalra, Xiliarx

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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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