Trajenta 5 mg
Trajenta 5 mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes in adult patients. Patients are advised to follow a strict.
Trajenta 5 mg
Description Of Trajenta 5 mg
Trajenta 5 mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes in adult patients. Patients are advised to follow a strict diet and exercise regimen along with this medicine for the best possible effect. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis.
Trajenta 5 mg Chemical Name
Trajenta 5 mg Manufacturer
Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt. Ltd.
Uses of Trajenta 5 mg
Trajenta 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
What is Trajenta 5 mg?
Trajenta 5Mg Tablet is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is a type of antidiabetic medication used in case proper diet and exercise alone is not sufficient to control and curb diabetes. Trajenta 5mg Tablet works by stimulating increase in the insulin secretion and decrease in sugar produced by your body.
If you have type 1 diabetes, have diabetic ketoacidiosis (high levels of blood ketone), or if you are allergic to Trajenta 5mg Tablet or any ingredient in it then you should refrain from using it. You should consult you doctor first, before using Trajenta 5mg Tablet if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, breastfeeding, have history of pancreatitis or angioedema, or if you are taking any medicines, supplements or herbal preparations.
How Trajenta 5 mg working
TRAJENTA 5mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called oral anti-diabetic drugs. This drug acts by preventing the degradation of incretin hormone and enables the release of insulin from pancreatic cells. Thus, it helps in decreasing the blood sugar levels.
How is Trajenta 5 mg used?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Trajenta 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Trajenta 5 mg Indications
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Trajenta 5 mg Dosage
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Contraindication Of Trajenta 5 mg
Adverse effects Of Trajenta 5 mg
In addition to its intended effect, Trajenta 5 mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Hypoglycaemia (Low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Trajenta 5 mg
Linagliptin should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis.
Linagliptin alone showed a comparable incidence of hypoglycaemia to placebo.
In clinical trials of linagliptin as part of combination therapy with medicinal products not known to cause hypoglycaemia (metformin), rates of hypoglycaemia reported with linagliptin were similar to rates in patients taking placebo.
When linagliptin was added to a sulphonylurea (on a background of metformin), the incidence of hypoglycaemia was increased over that of placebo
Storage Conditions for Trajenta 5 mg
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.