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TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

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Composition for TRAJENTA

Linagliptin(5mg)

food interaction for TRAJENTA

alcohol interaction for TRAJENTA

pregnancy interaction for TRAJENTA

lactation interaction for TRAJENTA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Trajenta 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking linagliptin with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
Trajenta 5mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for TRAJENTA

Linagliptin(5mg)

Uses

Trajenta 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

How it works

Trajenta 5mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Common side effects

Pancreatic inflammation, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Urticaria, Constipation, Cough, Fall in blood sugar level, Rash

Common Dosage for TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

Patients taking TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

  • 96%
    Once A Day
  • 3%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week

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Expert advice for TRAJENTA

  • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines.
  • Notify your doctor if you have or ever had:
    • A disease of the pancreas (such as pancreatitis).
    • Gallstones, alcohol dependency or very high levels of triglycerides (a form of fat found in blood) in your blood. These medical conditions can increase your chance of getting pancreatitis.
    • Type 1 diabetes.
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis (a complication of diabetes with high blood sugar, rapid weight loss, nausea or vomiting)
    • Any past or present kidney problems.
    • An allergic reaction to Linagliptin
     

Frequently asked questions for TRAJENTA

Linagliptin

Q.Is linagliptin better than sitagliptin?
Linagliptin and sitagliptin belong to same class of drugs (DPP-4 inhibitor) with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Is linagliptin available in India?
Yes, linagliptin is available in India with brand name as Trajenta

Q.Is linagliptin generic?
Linagliptin is generic name; however, linagliptin is not available in a generic form

Q.Is linagliptin safe?
Linagliptin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.How is linagliptin excreted?
Linagliptin is mainly excreted in stools and less in urine

Q.What is linagliptin and for which treatment used for?
Linagliptin belongs to a group of medications called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, and used in addition to diet and exercise for the treatment of type-2 diabetes.

What our users are saying about TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
61%
Can't say
33%
Moderately effective
6%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
93%
No
7%

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)