The uses of Galvus include: Vildagliptin treats type 2 diabetes.
People with type 2 diabetes have too much glucose (sugar) in their blood because their body does not produce enough insulin or their insulin has become less effective (called insulin resistance).
Having high blood glucose levels increases your risk of developing the long-term complications of diabetes.
These complications are serious. People with diabetes may develop heart disease, kidney disease, eye disease, pain or loss of feeling and poor circulation in the feet, and problems with sexual function.
Vildagliptin treats type 2 diabetes by controlling blood glucose levels.