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Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen

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Overview

Introduction of Trulicity Solution for Injection

Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps to control blood glucose levels and prevents long-term complications of diabetes. It can be used alone or as combination therapy with other diabetes medicines. Use this medicine along with a proper diet and exercise for best results. It is injected under the skin with a ready-to-use device.

Uses of Trulicity Solution for Injection

Trulicity Solution for Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea

How to use Trulicity Solution for Injection

Your doctor or nurse will guide you how to use this medicine.

How Trulicity Solution for Injection works

Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from pancreas, decreases hormones that raise blood sugar levels, slows down digestion, and reduces appetite. Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen is an antidiabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from pancreas, decreases hormones that raise blood sugar levels, slows down digestion, and reduces appetite.

Trulicity Solution for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen. Taking dulaglutide with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease because the information available is very limited.
Liver
Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Trulicity Solution for Injection?

If you miss a dose of Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen, take it as soon as you remember. If the next dose is to be taken within the next 72 hours, then skip the missed dose. Do not take 2 doses of Trulicity 0.75mg Pre-Filled Pen within 72 hours of each other.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Inject once a week under the skin (subcutaneous injection) of your stomach area (abdomen) or upper leg (thigh), with or without food. Alternatively, another person can give you the injection in the back of your upper arm.
  • You can inject into the same body area each week, but try not to use the exact same spot.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Trulicity with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
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Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
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SERIOUS
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Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Trulicity

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Having Type 2 Diabetes since last 16 years. As per my present medication I am taking one Glimaday Forte-3 1000mg in morning before breakfast and one at night before dinner. Stamace -5 one after BF for BP, range 140-94 . in afternoon one tenepride 20 and one Roustor gold for cholesterol and after dinner one multivitamin diataal and Basugine 20 count on my pen. Normal lifestyle, sitting job less physical activity , average sleep time 12.00-7.00am. Present blood sugar level 220 before BF and 300 after BF. Pl guide
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
your blood sugar levels are pretty highask your treating physician to increase your dose
My mom is diabetic from last 13 years. She is on medicine and having type 2 diabetes. Currently she is taking below medicine - amaryl m2, galvusmet 50/500, forxiga-10. But from last week her sugar level is increasing and now reaches to 250 fasting. Could you please recommend me ayurvedic medicine that will keep sugar level in control and keep her energitic. Thanks
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Please consult with Ayurvedic doctor nearest to your home.
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FAQs

Q. What will happen if I use excess of Trulicity?

Excess of Trulicity can drop your blood sugar to very low levels (hypoglycemia) and can make you feel sick. In case of overdose, you should talk to your doctor immediately.

Q. How do I store my Trulicity pen?

Store your Trulicity pen in the refrigerator. When refrigeration is not possible, you can also store it at room temperature (less than 30°C) for up to 2 weeks. Store the pen in the original pack away from light until you are ready to use it.

Q. What is the significance of HbA1c test?

Your doctor may ask you to get your HbA1c tested every 3 months. This test is done to see how well you have managed your blood sugar for the past 2-3 months.

Q. Can Trulicity be used with other diabetes medicine?

Yes, Trulicity can be used alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. What is the significance of HbA1c test?

Your doctor may ask you to get your HbA1c tested every 3 months. This test is done to see how well you have managed your blood sugar for the past 2-3 months.

Q. Can Trulicity be used with other diabetes medicine?

Yes, Trulicity can be used alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. How should I use Trulicity?

Before injecting the medicine, wash your hands and inspect your Trulicity pen. The pen has parts which are made of glass. Use a new one if you drop it. You can inject the medicine below the skin of the abdomen or thigh. It can be injected into the same body area each week, but try not to use the exact same spot. Your doctor can help you identify a suitable injection site.

Q. What should I do if I miss a dose of Trulicity pen?

A missed dose of Trulicity can be safely taken for up to 3 days after the regularly scheduled dosing day. For example, if the schedule for normal dose is on Monday, the patient can take Trulicity until Thursday in case of a missed dose. However, if the dose is not administered by Thursday, patients should wait until the following Monday. Thus, resuming their normal dosing schedule. A patient should not take 2 doses of Trulicity within 72 hours.

Q. What should I do with my used pens of Trulicity?

Put your used pens in a closeable sharps container (containers specially designed to dispose injectable pens) to prevent accidental needle sticks. Some areas have special rules about what to do with used pens. So, be sure to ask your health care provider about it.

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References
  1. Dulaglutide. Indianapolis, Indiana: Eli Lilly and Company; 2014 [revised Jan. 2017]. [Accessed 25 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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