Dayvus 50

Dayvus 50

vildagliptin

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Medline

Marketer:

Medline
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Vildagliptin
Indications/Uses
Adjunct to diet & exercise to improve glycaemic control in patients w/ type 2 DM as monotherapy or in combination w/ metformin, sulfonylurea, thiazolidinedione, when diet & exercise do not result in adequate glycemic control; on combination w/ sulfonylurea & metformin when diet & exercise plus dual therapy w/ these agents do not provide adequate glycemic control. Initial combination therapy w/ metformin in patients w/ type 2 DM whose diabetes is not adequately controlled by diet & exercise alone.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Monotherapy or in dual combination w/ metformin or thiazolidinedione or insulin (w/ or w/o metformin): 50 mg once daily in the morning or bid (morning & evening). Triple combination w/ sulfonyurea & metformin: 50 mg bid. In combination w/ sulfonylurea: 50 mg once daily. Moderate or severe renal impairment, or end-stage renal disease 50 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Do not use in patients w/ type 1 DM or in treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis. Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency malabsorption. Hepatic impairment. ALT or AST >2.5 x ULN. End-stage renal disease. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, headache, nausea, tremor, hypoglycemia, peripheral oedema, hyperhidrosis.
Drug Interactions
May result in glucose regulation w/ somastatin. Increased risk of hypoglycemia w/ thioctic acid. May result in changes in blood glucose & increased risk of hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia w/ fluoroquinolone. May result in hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia, or decreased symptoms of hypoglycemia w/ β-adrenergic blockers.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A10BH02 - vildagliptin ; Belongs to the class of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Dayvus 50 tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
8 × 7's
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