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      15 Units/pack

      MRP 327.50

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      GALVUS 50MG TAB

      Galvus 50mg Tab
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Galvus 50mg Tab contains vildagliptin that works to lower your blood glucose levels and thereby manage type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Galvus 50mg Tab reduces your risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as heart disease, kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems or loss of limbs. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Galvus 50mg Tab is Vildagliptin 50 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Galvus 50mg Tab works by lowering glucose production in the liver, increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin and delaying glucose absorption from intestines. Galvus 50mg Tab also does the function of increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking Galvus 50mg Tab

      • Any known allergy to any of the components of Galvus 50mg Tab
      • Kidney impairment
      • Lactic acidosis
      • Diabetic ketoacidosis
      • Congestive heart failure
      • Liver impairment
      • Metabolic Acidosis
      • Hypoglycemia
      • Caution:
      • Before taking this tab, inform your doctor if you are
      • Pregnant or breastfeeding
      • Suffering from any other illness
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Galvus 50mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this tab. Some common side-effects are as follows:

      • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Galvus 50mg Tab
      • Delayed gastric emptying
      • Flu-like symptoms
      • Loss of appetite
      • Dizziness
      • Headache
      • Trembling
      • Diarrhea
      • Stomach pain
      • Swollen joints
      • Hypoglycemia
      • Metallic taste.in the mouth
      • Abdominal pain
      • Pancreatitis
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Galvus 50mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this tab at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
      Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Galvus 50mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this tab at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
      Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
      This tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

      Overdosage

      Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking the Galvus 50mg Tab, contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Heart palpitations
      • Dizziness
      • Nausea or vomiting
      • Severe stomach pain
      • Trembling
      • Sweating
      • Trouble breathing
      • Anxiety
      • Tightness in chest
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      It is best to take Galvus 50mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

      Liver:

      safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

      Pregnancy:

      safe to use in pregnant women? Galvus 50mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby Galvus 50mg Tab is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this tab.

      Lactation:

      safe to use in breastfeeding women? This tab may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether Galvus 50mg Tab may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

      Alcohol:

      Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

      Driving:

      does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor before using Galvus 50mg Tab.

      Food:

      Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. This tab can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

      Drug Interactions:

      Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Galvus 50mg Tab may interact with Amlodipine, Aripiprazole, Clozapine, Estradiol, Gatifloxacin, Iodinated Contrast Media, Aloe Vera, Dexamethasone, Dopamine, Acetazolamide and Bexarotene. Do not start this tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.

      Precautions
      • Keep this product out of reach of small children.
      • Keep this product in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
      • Check the date of expiry of this product and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
      • Do not accept a damaged product.
      • Store this product at room temperature.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Vildagliptin for:

      This medication 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 normally produced naturally by the body in response to food intake.

      How does Vildagliptin work:

      This increases insulin sensitivity, decreases glucagon secretion and improves ß-cell function.

      How should Vildagliptin be used:

      It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. PO- with metformin or a thiazolidinedione: 50 mg twice daily; with a sulfonylurea: 50 mgday in the morning. Maximum: 100 mgday.

      Common side effects of Vildagliptin :

      Hypoglycaemia, delayed gastric emptying, nausea and vomiting. Flu-like symptoms, headache and dizziness may occur.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Vildagliptin :

      Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Vildagliptin with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

      How do I store Vildagliptin :

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

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antidiabetic Agents


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of Galvus 50mg Tab?

      Galvus 50mg Tab contains Vildagliptin that works to lower your blood glucose levels and thereby manage type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome. This tab reduces your risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as heart disease, kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems or loss of limbs.

      Q2. Can we take Galvus 50mg Tab daily?

      The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

      Q3. How many Galvus 50mg Tab can be taken in a day?

      This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

      Q4. What are the side effects of Galvus 50mg Tab?

      Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this tab, stomach pain, trembling, hypoglycemia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, metallic taste in the mouth, swollen joints, loss of appetite, dizziness, headache, delayed gastric emptying, flu-like symptoms, abdominal pain and pancreatitis.

      Q5. Does Galvus 50mg Tab make you sleepy?

      No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

      Q6. When should I take Galvus 50mg Tab?

      At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

      Q7. Is Galvus 50mg Tab harmful for health?

      No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

      Q8. Can we take Galvus 50mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

      It can be taken with or without food.

      Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Galvus 50mg Tabs?

      Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this tab or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease, congestive heart failure, lactic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis, metabolic acidosis, hepatic impairment, hypoglycemia should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

      Q10. Can I give Galvus 50mg Tab to a child?

      Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

      Q11. How long does the effect of Galvus 50mg Tab last?

      It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

      Q12. Can I take Galvus 50mg Tab during pregnancy?

      This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

      Q13. At what time can I take Galvus 50mg Tab?

      Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

      Q14. Can I take Galvus 50mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

      No. Prescription Required.

      Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Galvus 50mg Tab?

      Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

      Q16. How to store Galvus 50mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

      Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

      Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Galvus 50mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

      No. Please swallow it whole.

      Q18. For how long should I take Galvus 50mg Tab?

      The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

      Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Galvus 50mg Tab?

      You will typically see some effect within 48 hours of starting the medication. However, the amount of time taken by Galvus 50mg Tab to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

      Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Galvus 50mg Tab?

      VILDAGILE 50MG TAB,
      VSMALL 50MG TAB,
      VILCOSE 50MG TAB

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      NOVARTIS HEALTHCARE PVT LTD

      gala -1a & 2a, bldg 28, arihant compound, kopar, purna, tal-bhiwandi, dist-thane 421302, india

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      NOVARTIS HEALTHCARE PVT LTD

      gala -1a & 2a, bldg 28, arihant compound, kopar, purna, tal-bhiwandi, dist-thane 421302, india

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