Side effect(s) of Dulaglutide

Last Updated on May 11, 2022
Review the side-effects of Dulaglutide as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.
If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, acidity

Cardiovascular: Arrhythmia (abnormal rhythm), increased heart rate (tachycardia)

Others: Fatigue, injection-site reactions like injection-site rash, redness

Lab abnormalities: Serum amylase, lipase levels should be monitored.

Other Precautions : Dulaglutide should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit justifies the risk to the baby.
The risk-benefit ratio should be considered while using dulaglutide in breastfeeding women.
Dulaglutide is not recommended in patients younger than 18 years.
Dulaglutide is not recommended in patients with gastroparesis (patients with slow stomach emptying).
Patients may experience gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and hypoglycemia. Appropriate supportive care should be given in this case.

Drug Name : Dulaglutide

Dulaglutide injection is used as an add-on therapy to diet and exercise to decrease blood glucose levels in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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