Trajenta 5 Mg
- Manufacturer : Serum Institute of India Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Tradjenta
- Generic Brands : Linagliptin
Trajenta Tablet is used for Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes and other conditions. Trajenta Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Trajenta Tablet contains Linagliptin as an active ingredient.
Trajenta Tablet works by increasing the production of insulin.
Boehringer Ingelheim manufactures Trajenta Tablet.
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.
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 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces the fasting and postmeal sugar levels.
Drugs that interact with Linagliptin include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
The following are the most common side effects of Linagliptin:
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
Taking linagliptin with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Trajenta 5mg Tablet is recommended.
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Trajenta 5mg Tablet is recommended.
Before using Trajenta Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.).
Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert.
Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Trajenta 5mg 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.
Store it at room temperature (20 to 25°C).