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Galvus Met Tablet

Galvus Met Tablet (Name-Brand)

Manufacturer: Novartis Ltd

Generic Name: Vildagliptin+Metformin

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Strength Per Unit Price Price
50/500MG (30 PILLS) $1.43 $43
50/500MG (60 PILLS) $1.00 $86 $60

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50/500MG (150 PILLS) $0.76 $215 $114

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50/500MG (300 PILLS) $0.67 $429 $200

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Strength Per Unit Price Price
50/850MG (30 PILLS) $1.43 $43
50/850MG (60 PILLS) $1.00 $86 $60

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50/850MG (90 PILLS) $0.87 $129 $78

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50/850MG (120 PILLS) $0.80 $172 $96

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50/850MG (150 PILLS) $0.76 $215 $114

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50/850MG (180 PILLS) $0.73 $257 $132

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50/850MG (210 PILLS) $0.71 $300 $150

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50/850MG (240 PILLS) $0.70 $343 $168

you save $175.00

50/850MG (270 PILLS) $0.69 $386 $185

you save $201.00

50/850MG (300 PILLS) $0.67 $429 $200

you save $229.00

Strength Per Unit Price Price
50/1000MG (30 PILLS) $1.60 $48
50/1000MG (60 PILLS) $1.20 $96 $72

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50/1000MG (90 PILLS) $1.06 $144 $95

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50/1000MG (120 PILLS) $1.00 $192 $120

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50/1000MG (150 PILLS) $0.96 $240 $144

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50/1000MG (180 PILLS) $0.93 $288 $168

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50/1000MG (210 PILLS) $0.90 $336 $190

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50/1000MG (240 PILLS) $0.90 $384 $215

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50/1000MG (270 PILLS) $0.89 $432 $240

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50/1000MG (300 PILLS) $0.87 $480 $260

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Product Details

THERAPEUTIC USES.: -

This prescribed combination therapy is used as an adjunct to diet and physical exercise so as to control the elevated levels of blood sugar in ‘Non-insulin dependent’ Diabetes Mellitus.  This drug has two individual components of drug namely Vildagliptin and Metformin. These components belong to the class of drugs known as ‘islet enhancers’ and ‘biguanides’ respectively. It is available in the market with the brand name Galvumet.

 

Which ailment does Vildagliptin +Metformin help treat?

•     HbA1c> 7%

•    Hyperglycaemic patients in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus or Maturity-onset diabetes.

 

What are the side effects?

Some of the common side effects include-

•    The coldness of arms and legs

•    Severe Nausea

•    Pain in muscles

•    Vomiting

•    Loose stools

•    Trouble sleeping

•    Abrupt fatigue

•    Tardiness

•    Dizziness

•    Sore throat

•    Xerostomia (Dry mouth)

•    Inflamed tongue

•    Weakness

•    Unsteadiness

•    Sudden sweating

•    Shaking

•    Depression

•    Abdominal pain

•     Hunger

•    Rapid heart rate

•    Breathlessness

•    The metallic taste of the mouth

 

Dosage of Medication

•    The drug comes in the form of a regular tablet meant to be taken orally via mouth twice daily with food.

•    The dosage strength of a regular tablet includes- 50/500mg, 80/800mg and 50/1000mg respectively. 

•   The initial recommended dosage for Vildagliptin monotherapy is 500mg two times a day or 850mg one time a day

•    The initial recommended dosage for Metformin monotherapy is 50mg/500mg, 50mg/850mg or 50mg/1000mg twice daily

•    The initial recommended dosage of this combination therapy is 50mg/500mg twice a day

•    Your doctor will gradually increase your drug dose starting from low to high depending upon your clinical condition

•     This drug shall help to tame your symptoms but may not fully cure it. For full benefits, a few weeks or more shall be required. Do continue with the drug even if you feel better. Abrupt stoppage of the drug may lead to side effects impacting your overall condition.

•    Store the drug at optimum conditions.

Warnings& Precautions

•    The drug is contraindicated if you are hypersensitive to Vildagliptin or metformin or any of its excipients.

•    Use the drug with caution in the patients having renal impairment

•    Administer the drug with caution in the case of a hepatic dysfunction

•    This drug is contraindicated in the patients having a cardiovascular deficit

•    This drug combination is a contraindication in acute or chronic diabetic ketoacidosis

•    This drug should be temporarily discontinued in the patients undergoing

•    Metformin may cause sepsis, dehydration, renal impairment, therefore, use this drug with caution

•    Use this drug with caution in pregnancy and lactation phase

•    Do not ingest the drug more often than prescribed

•    Do not discontinue the drug abruptly before asking your doctor

 

How does it help in the treatment?

This drug works via decreasing hepatic glucose production. It decreases the absorption of glucose by intestines and causes the pancreas to increase insulin and decrease glucagon production. This drug combination is a novel therapy for patients having type-II diabetes mellitus.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.

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