What Are The Uses Of Vildagliptin?
It is an oral anti-hyperglycaemic (anti- diabetic) agent used to reduce diabetes in type 2 diabetes mellitus.
It works by increasing the amount of insulin produced by your body and by decreasing amount of glucagon being produced by your pancreas.
This helps in reducing amount of sugar in the body.
What Are The Side Effects Of Vildagliptin?
Some of the common side-effects may be:
In rare of the cases hepatotoxicity can also occur.
What Are The Contraindications Of Vildagliptin?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Liver or kidney problems
- Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
- Heart disease