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Adjunct to diet & exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 DM as monotherapy. In combination with metformin/sulfonylurea (SU)/thiazolidinedione (TZD) alone when diet & exercise do not result in adequate glycemic control. In triple combination with SU & metformin when diet & exercise plus dual therapy do not provide adequate glycemic control. In combination with insulin (with or witho metformin) when diet, exercise & stable dose of insulin do not result in adequate glycemic control. Initial combination with metformin in patients with type 2 DM whose diabetes is not adequately controlled by diet & exercise alone.
*This product is VAT-exempt. Price displayed is without VAT.
Should be taken with food.
Special precautions: Not be used in treatment of type 1 DM and diabetic ketoacidosis. Risk of lactic acidosis and hypoglycemia; may be temporarily withheld in case of loss of glycemic control. Risk of decreased vit B12 serum levels. Concomitant use with drugs affecting renal function or metformin HCl disposition. Pre-treatment ALT or AST >2.5 x ULN. Perform liver function test prior to treatment initiation at 3-mth intervals during the 1st yr and periodically thereafter. Avoid excessive alcohol intake. Discontinue use in case of hypoxemia; undergoing surgical procedure and radiologic studies involving intravascular administration of iodinated contrast materials. withdraw use if an increase in AST/ALT ≥3 x ULN and do not reinitiate. Monitor renal function. Hepatic and renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Childn <18 yr. Elderly.
Each tablet contains Vildagliptin 50 mg and Metformin hydrochloride 850 mg.
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