Trajenta 5mg Tablet 10'S

Diabetes Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

TRAJENTA 5MG contain Linagliptin which belongs to a group of medicine called oral anti-diabetics. This medicine is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a condition where your body does not produce enough insulin and or the insulin that produced by your body does not work. When your body make too much sugar it gets build up in the blood leading to high blood sugar. High blood sugar can lead to serious medical problems.This may be used alone or in combination with other anti-diabetic medicines such as metformin, sulphonylureas (e.g. glimepiride, glipizide), empagliflozin, or insulin.

This medicine is strictly not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years.  Check your blood sugar periodically as per the instruction of your doctor. Your doctor will monitor your diabetes with regular blood tests, including your blood sugar levels and your haemoglobin A1C. While taking this medicine, stay on diet prescribed to you and regular exercise. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have or ever had kidney disease, heart disease, or pancreas problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

THERAPEUTIC USES OF TRAJENTA 5MG

  • Treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults

HOW TRAJENTA 5MG WORKS

TRAJENTA 5MG works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas. It also reduces the amount of glucagon, a hormone produces by pancreas which causes liver to produce more sugar. So by reducing the amount of glucagon in your body, this medicine helps to reduce the levels of glucose in your blood.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take TRAJENTA 5MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TRAJENTA 5MG

SERIOUS

  • Low blood sugar such as headache, trembling, drowsiness, sweating, weakness, anxiety, dizziness, blurred vision, confusion, tingling lips, irritability, paleness, hunger, fast heartbeat
  • Wheezing and shortness of breath
  • Severe and persistent pain in the abdomen

COMMON

  • Increased lipase level in the blood
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Sore throat

RARE

  • Hives (urticaria)
  • Swelling of the face, lip, tongue and throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing (angioedema)
  • Inflammation of the pancreas
  • Blistering of skin

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Dizziness:

Lying down and closing the eyes make you feel better. Drink plenty of water and keep hydrated.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

TRAJENTA 5MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

TRAJENTA 5MG should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause too low blood sugar levels.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with TRAJENTA 5MG.

KIDNEY

TRAJENTA 5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

TRAJENTA 5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take TRAJENTA 5MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Linagliptin or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • Type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Diabetic skin lesions

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • Carbamazepine, phenobarbital, or phenytoin (used to treat fits (seizures) or chronic pain)
  • Antibiotic such as rifampicin (used to treat infections such as tuberculosis)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Linagliptin
Pharmacological Category :   Antidiabetic Agent
Therapeutic Indication :   Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

 

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 15-30°C and keep out of reach of children.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Insulin, Oral Hypoglycaemic Drugs and Glucagon. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. seventh edition.2013. Page-275.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page 2247-2248.

3. Rachael Aletti 1, Angela Cheng-Lai. Linagliptin: the newest dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor for type 2 diabetes mellitus. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Jan-Feb 2012. [Accessed 26 Oct 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22143285/

4. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on June 2020] [Accessed 26 Oct 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4762.pdf

5. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc 2011; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on may 2011] [Accessed 26 Oct 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/201280lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Glucose - Fasting Blood
  • Glucose - Postprandial Blood
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    LINAGLIPTIN 5MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Trajenta 5mg Tablet 10'S

Trajenta 5mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt Ltd

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