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General Information on Linagliptin

Generic Name : Linagliptin

Pronunciation : LIN-a-GLIP-tin

Latest prescription information about Linagliptin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y42.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Antidiabetics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Linagliptin

International- Tradjenta.

Why is Linagliptin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It increases insulin secretion by pancreas.

When should Linagliptin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with history of high blood ketone levels, type 1 diabetes, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Linagliptin?

PO- The recommended dose is 5 mg once daily.

How should Linagliptin be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Linagliptin?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of inflammation of the pancreas, using insulin, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Follow the diet and exercise program as directed by your physician.

Monitor fasting blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Linagliptin?

Stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, inflammation of pancreas and low blood sugar.

What are the other precautions for Linagliptin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Linagliptin?

Store it at room temperature (20 to 25C).

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pankajT, India

hi sir i need linagliptin for my research work so from which pharmaceutical company in India i would get it ????????

vinu39, India

i need 2-5g of linagliptin to work during my project work..how much it costa? and where it is available?

madhu56, India

MY FASTING SUGAR IS 140-160MG, AND RONDOM IS 130-150, I AM TAKING GLYCHIPAGE SR500 AFTER LUNCH , NOW I THINK IT NOT WORK ON ME , PLZ SUGGEST ME OTHER MEDICINE , OR I CAN TAKE linagliptin 5MG.
MY AGE 42YEAR WEIGHT 80KG HEIGHT 5.4INCH, HAVING BLOOD PRESSURE AND TALKING TELMA AM , AND ECOSPRIN AV 75.
MY MAIL- MADHUSUDANSINGH2003@YAHOO.COM.SG

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