Voglibose is a Medicine belongs to Alpha-glucosidase inhibitor group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book :    Page :   Edition : ,

  ►   Brandname : Vogside-MD,Volvo,Voglistar MD,Voglistar

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 0.2  mg, Tablet with 0.3  mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 506   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 506   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Diabetes mellitus Oral 200 300 mg Tablet t.i.d.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 505   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : gastrointestinal disturbance, Flatulence, Abdominal distension, diarrhoea, Pain, Ileus, hepatotoxicity, skin reaction, oedema,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Voglibose is with Insulin , Neomycin , Cholestyramine , Digoxin ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471   Edition : 37,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  May enhance the effects of other antidiabetics, including insulin, and a reduction in their dosage may be needed. Use with gastrointestinal adsorbents and digestive enzyme preparations can diminish the effects of acarbose and should be avoided. Neomycin and colestyramine may enhance the effects of acarbose and a reduction in its dosage may be required. Acarbose may inhibit the absorption of digoxin.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471   Edition : 37,


►  Contraindication : inflammatory bowel disease, hepatic impairment, chronic intestinal diseases,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Voglibose Acarbose is an inhibitor of alpha glucosidases, especially sucrase. This slows the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates in the small intestine and hence reduces the increase in blood-glucose concentrations after a carbohydrate load.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 471   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Arjun Bark with same pathway, Ceylon leadwort with same pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Arjun Bark act as alpha-glucosidase inhibitor . --- ( J, A., & SHIHABUDEEN, M. (2011). SCREENING OF FIFTEEN INDIAN AYURVEDIC PLANTS FOR ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE INHIBITORY ACTIVITY AND ENZYME KINETICS. International Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3(4), 267-274. )
  • Ceylon leadword act as alpha-glucosidase inhibitor . --- ( J, A., & SHIHABUDEEN, M. (2011). SCREENING OF FIFTEEN INDIAN AYURVEDIC PLANTS FOR ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE INHIBITORY ACTIVITY AND ENZYME KINETICS. International Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3(4), 267-274. )

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.ijppsjournal.com/Vol3Suppl4/2436.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA