What drugs may interact with voglibose?
Voglibose may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects.
So, to avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Take extra precaution if you are taking multiple blood sugar-lowering agents (e.g. metformin, insulin, sulfonylureas), as these may cause severe hypoglycemia when taken with voglibose.
Does food or alcohol interact with voglibose?
Voglibose may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. For example, eating carbohydrate-rich or sweet food may worsen symptoms of bloating, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. This is one reason, a healthy, low-carb diet is encouraged.
Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug or significantly altering your diet.
What health conditions may interact with voglibose?
Voglibose may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.