Galega tablet

Description

Complementary treatment in Diabetes

Dosage form and packaging:

Each box contains 30 tablets.

Indications:

Complementary treatment  in Diabetes

PHARMACOLOGIC ACTIONS

Upon analysis , the herb turned out to contain galegin , a substance that decreases blood sugar by decreasing insulin resistance. It is the herbal prototype of the biguanide class of pharmaceutical that includes Metformin ,  a very widely used oral antidiabetic agent .

Galega off. Can decrease glucose absorbtion in gastro- intestinal tract.

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Selected and ameliorated species of Galega officinalis leaves : 500 mg

(Active constituents of galega include flavonoids , saponins and galegine )

ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE

1 to 2 tablets after meal , 3 times daily .

INTERACTIONS

A possible intraction exists with hypoglycemic medications  .

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Health risks or side effects following the proper administration of designated therapeutic dosages have not been recorded .

CONTRAINDICATIONS & PRECAUTIONS

It can not be recommended for diabetes mellitus because of severity of the disease . If the patient is on insulin therapy , the insulin must be continued . The dosage may be adjusted according to the glucose concentration in blood and urine .

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

There is no documents about using of this medicine during pregnancy and lactation.

STORAGE

Store below 30˚C and protect from light and moisture.

IRC

2503499590919787

REFERENCES

1) PDR for herbal medicines ( 2008 ) , 388 – 389 .

2) British Herbal Pharmacopoeia , (1983), 96.

3) Commission E monographs, (1998), 332 .

4) Paris R.R , Mouyse H précis de matiere medicale , 1967,vol.II,346 .

5) Vidal 71 th. Edition .1995,vol.1 621.

6) H C S Howlett and C J Bailey, Galegine and antidiabetic plants .

7) DR Hadden, galega officinalis and metformin : The Edinburgh connection .

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