TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR TRAJENTA 5mg tablet

Linagliptin(5mg)

food interaction for TRAJENTA tablet

alcohol interaction for TRAJENTA tablet

pregnancy interaction for TRAJENTA tablet

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medicine interaction for TRAJENTA tablet

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alcohol
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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.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR TRAJENTA 5mg tablet

    Linagliptin(5mg)

    Trajenta tablet uses

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

    How trajenta tablet works

    Trajenta 5mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels. .

    Common side effects of trajenta tablet

    Hypoglycaemia (Low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Headache, Nasopharyngitis.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

    Patients taking TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

    • 97%
      Once A Day
    • 2%
      Twice A Day

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    Expert advice FOR TRAJENTA tablet

    • Linagliptin is a well tolerated and safe anti-diabetic drug and does not cause very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
    • Take Linagliptin with water at any time of the day with or without food. Do not chew or crush the tablets.
    • You would be at an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when insulin and sulfonylureas are also given along with, a dose adjustment may be needed. Do not change the dose yourself.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
    • If you experience severe joint pain or allergic reactions (skin rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue and throat which causes difficulty in breathing), stop taking the medicine and inform your doctor.

    Frequently asked questions FOR TRAJENTA 5mg tablet

    Linagliptin

    Q. Is linagliptin safe?
    Linagliptin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    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. How is linagliptin excreted?
    Linagliptin is mainly excreted in stools and less in urine
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    Q. Is linagliptin available in India?
    Yes, linagliptin is available in India with brand name as Trajenta
    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.
    Q. Is linagliptin generic?
    Linagliptin is generic name; however, linagliptin is not available in a generic form

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT TRAJENTA 5MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    65%
    Can't say
    26%
    Moderately effective
    10%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    92%
    No
    8%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 17 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)