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Monotherapy And Combination Therapy
Important Limitations Of Use
TRADJENTA has not been studied in patients with a history of pancreatitis. It is unknown whether patients with a history of pancreatitis are at an increased risk for the development of pancreatitis while using TRADJENTA [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of TRADJENTA is 5 mg once daily.
TRADJENTA tablets can be taken with or without food.
Concomitant Use With An Insulin Secretagogue (e.g., Sulfonylurea) Or With Insulin
When TRADJENTA is used in combination with an insulin secretagogue (e.g., sulfonylurea) or with insulin, a lower dose of the insulin secretagogue or insulin may be required to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Dosage Forms And Strengths
TRADJENTA (linagliptin) 5 mg tablets are light red, round, biconvex, bevel-edged, film-coated tablets with “D5” debossed on one side and the Boehringer Ingelheim logo debossed on the other side.
Storage And Handling
TRADJENTA tablets are available as light red, round, biconvex, bevel-edged, film-coated tablets containing 5 mg of linagliptin. TRADJENTA tablets are debossed with “D5” on one side and the Boehringer Ingelheim logo on the other side.
They are supplied as follows:
Bottles of 30 (NDC 0597-0140-30)
Bottles of 90 (NDC 0597-0140-90)
Cartons containing 10 blister cards of 10 tablets each (10 x 10) (NDC 0597-0140-61), institutional pack.
If repackaging is required, dispense in a tight container as defined in USP.
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Store in a safe place out of reach of children.
Distributed by: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ridgefield, CT 06877 USA. Marketed by: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ridgefield, CT 06877 USA and Eli Lilly and Company Indianapolis, IN 46285 USA. Revised: July 2015This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/14/2015
Additional Tradjenta Information
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