|Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
|Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
|No information is available on the use of Afoglip 20mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
|Afoglip helps to control high blood sugar level and avoid long-term complications of diabetes. Afoglip can be taken with or without food. Monitor your blood sugar regularly. Chances of weight gain and low blood sugar are lesser as compared to other diabetes medicines. Inform your doctor immediately if you have severe stomach pain, nausea, and/or vomiting. These could be symptoms of pancreatitis. Inform your doctor immediately if you have severe joint pain.
|Common Side Effect
|Headache, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages).
|How to Use
|Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Afoglip 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
|Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
|Afoglip 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Afoglip 20mg Tablet is recommended.
|Afoglip 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Afoglip 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
|Mechanism of action
|Afoglip 20mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces the fasting and postmeal sugar levels.
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