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What is Tradjenta used for?
Tradjenta may be prescribed to help your pancreas produce more insulin, this drug will not work for type 1 diabetics due to your pancreas not producing any insulin at all. Type 2 diabetes is a condition that occurs because the body doesn't produce or use insulin normally; it is the most common form of diabetes.
You can buy Tradjenta online at My Drug Center, and it is also known as Trajenta internationally. We currently do not have the Tradjenta generic alternative available.
How does Tradjenta work?
Tradjenta contains the active ingredient Linagliptin, which belongs in a class of medicines known as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. When taken as directed, the Linagliptin dosage works by increasing your body's level of incretin hormones, which helps control your blood sugar levels. It reduces the absorption of sugar from the stomach, reduces the release of stored sugar from the liver, and helps your body use sugar better.
Before taking your prescribed medication read all the instructions and paper work that was given to you by your pharmacist. Take Tradjenta orally once a day. This medication can be taken with or without food. Make sure you take Tradjenta at the same time each day to create a routine for yourself and to ensure an even spread of medication in your system. Tradjenta should taken on a regular basis to have optimal results. Do not change or increase your dose. You should continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
Tradjenta or the Linagliptin generic may contain medical and non medical ingredients that could cause an allergic reaction. Consult with your doctor about any known allergies before taking Tradjenta Speak with your doctor about any known medical conditions relating to pancreatitis, gallstones, high triglyceride levels, or high cholesterol levels. Tell your doctor about any current medications or supplementation to avoid interactions or unwanted side effects of Linagliptin.
While taking Tradjenta you may feel dizzy, drowsy or experience blurred vision. Avoid driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery until you feel it is safe. Alcohol and Cannabis can exasperate these side effects. Additionally you can speak with your doctor about acceptable limits for these substances while taking Tradjenta.
Controlling your blood sugar levels can become more challenging under stress. Speak with your doctor if you are unable to avoid or control stress. Your doctor will be able to assist in providing additional treatment options.
Some Tradjenta side effects are:
Headache, diarrhea, cough, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, joint pain, weight gain, back pain, and muscle or joint pain, or low blood sugar
Some serious Tradjenta side effects include:
Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis, symptoms include severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, fast heart rate), fever, rash or hives, itching/peeling/flaking skin, swelling of face/lips/tongue/throat, difficulty breathing or swallowing, and hoarseness
If any side effects become unmanageable speak with your doctor or pharmacist for help in additional treatment. For any serious side effects speak with your doctor right away for further treatment options.
What is Tradjenta?
Tradjenta, which is also known as Trajenta, is a prescription medication available in tablet form for oral administration. Inside a Tradjenta tablet contains 5mg of linagliptin, a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor drug.
What is Tradjenta prescribed for?
Tradjenta is a hypoglycemic medication prescribed to help control blood sugar levels in those with type 2 diabetes.
What are the common side effects of Tradjenta?
The most commonly reported side effects of Tradjenta include headaches, sore throat, or a stuffy nose. Although not all patients who take Tradjenta have side effects; these side effects are common but that does not mean you are guaranteed to experience them. You may also experience side effects not listed here.
How long does it take for Tradjenta to work?
For the majority of patients who use Tradjenta, the effects begin within the first 24 hours of the dose. The full effect of the medication is commonly seen after 4-5 days. Certain factors will determine how long it will take to become effective, therefore it may vary between each individual.
How long does Tradjenta stay in your system?
It takes about 12 hours for the level of linagliptin in your system to drop to half the amount and after 3 days, it will be completely cleared from your system.
When does Tradjenta go generic?
As of right now, it is hard to say exactly when a generic for Tradjenta will become available; it could take years before a generic is approved and ready for marketing. However, you do not have to wait that long for reasonably priced Tradjenta. When you buy Tradjenta online through our certified Canadian Pharmacy, name brand prices for Tradjenta are available at an affordable cost.
Who manufactures Tradjenta?
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc manufactures and markets Tradjenta. Eli Lilly is another company that also helps market Tradjenta as a partner of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Why is Tradjenta so expensive?
It is well known that Tradjenta is an expensive medication in the United States; however, what a lot of patients don’t know is the cost for Tradjenta is much more affordable in other countries around the world. So how much does Tradjenta cost? In the United States, for perspective, Tradjenta’s retail price is roughly 11 times as much as Glucotrol’s retail price, another type 2 diabetes medication. You can avoid this costly price by ordering internationally through our certified online Canadian Pharmacy.
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