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TRADJENTA
Diabetes
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Drug Name:

TRADJENTA Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Linagliptin 5mg; tabs.

Company:
Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly

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Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TRADJENTA:

Adjunct to diet and exercise in type 2 diabetes mellitus, as monotherapy or combination therapy. Limitations of use: not for treatment of type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. Not studied in patients with a history of pancreatitis.

Adult Dose for TRADJENTA:

5mg once daily.

Children's Dose for TRADJENTA:

<18yrs: not established.

Pharmacological Class:

Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor.

Warnings/Precautions:

Monitor for signs/symptoms of pancreatitis; discontinue if suspected. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Antagonized by strong P-gp or CYP3A4 inducers (eg, rifampin); consider alternatives to linagliptin if used in combination. May need lower dose of concomitant sulfonylurea or insulin to reduce risk of hypoglycemia.

Adverse Reactions:

Nasopharyngitis, hypoglycemia, arthralgia, back pain, headache; hypersensitivity reactions (eg, urticaria, angioedema, localized skin exfoliation, bronchial hyperreactivity), myalgia, pancreatitis.

Metabolism:

Extensively unchanged.

Elimination:

Enterohepatic (80%), renal (5%).

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Tabs—30, 90

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