Galvus (Galvus)50mg – 28 tablet

Galvus (Galvus)50mg – 28 tablet

$31.76

Each Galvus contains 50 mg Vildagliptin with 28 tablets. It is an oral antidiabetic agent that enhances pancreatic islet cell responsiveness to glucose.

ATC Classification: A10BH02
Active Ingrediant: Vildagliptin
Generic Name: Galvus
Manufacturer: Novartis
Strength: 50mg
Dosage Type: Tablet
Packaging Type: Foil in Box
Contains: 28 TABLET

Description

Vildagliptin Information


What is this drug used for?

Galvus is used to treat type-2 diabetes mellitus. It can be used in the following ways:

  • on its own (monotherapy) in patients whose diabetes is not sufficiently controlled by diet and exercise and who cannot take metformin.
  • together with metformin, a thiazolidinedione or a sulphonylurea (dual therapy) when the patient’s diabetes is insufficiently controlled by this other medicine taken alone, but it is only used in combination with a sulphonylurea in patients who cannot take metformin.
  • together with a sulphonylurea and metformin (triple therapy) in patients whose diabetes is not sufficiently controlled by these medicines plus diet and exercise.
  • together with insulin (with or without metformin) in patients whose diabetes is not sufficiently controlled by diet and exercise plus a stable dose of insulin.

The medicine can only be obtained with a prescription.

 

Medication Safety Issues

International issues:

Galvus brand name for vildagliptin [multiple international markets] may be confused with Galvumet brand name for vildagliptin and metformin [Australia, Switzerland].

 

Product Availability

Not available in the US

 

Storage and Stability

Store below 30°C (86°F). Protect from moisture.

 

Adverse Reactions

1% to 10%: Central nervous system: Dizziness

<1%, postmarketing, and/or case reports: Abnormal hepatic function tests, arthralgia, bullous pemphigoid, constipation, exfoliative dermatitis, headache, hepatitis (reversible), hypoglycemia, myalgia, nasopharyngitis, pancreatitis, peripheral edema, upper respiratory tract infection, urticaria

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Novartis

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