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Tradjenta Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
- What are the possible side effects of linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
- What is the most important information I should know about linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
- How should I take linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Tradjenta)?
- What happens if I overdose (Tradjenta)?
- What should I avoid while taking linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
- What other drugs will affect linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Tradjenta)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Tradjenta)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
Tell your doctor about all medications you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with linagliptin, especially:
- bosentan (Tracleer);
- dexamethasone (Cortastat, Dexasone, Solurex, DexPak);
- ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- quinidine (Quin-G) or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan);
- rifabutin (Mycobutin), rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate), or rifapentine (Priftin);
- St. John's wort;
- phenobarbital (Solfoton) and other barbiturates;
- medication to treat HIV or AIDS;
- medicines to treat narcolepsy;
- medicines used to prevent organ transplant rejection; or
- seizure medication.
Although linagliptin is not as likely to cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) as some other oral diabetes medications, tell your doctor if you are taking any other drugs that can potentially lower blood sugar, such as:
- probenecid (Benemid);
- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs);
- aspirin or other salicylates (including Pepto-Bismol);
- sulfa drugs (Bactrim and others);
- a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI);
- beta-blockers (Tenormin and others); or
- another oral diabetes medication such as glipizide (Glucotrol, Metaglip), glimepiride (Amaryl, Avandaryl, Duetact), glyburide (DiaBeta, Micronase, Glucovance), and others.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with linagliptin, including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about linagliptin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Tradjenta Information
- Tradjenta Drug Interactions Center: linagliptin oral
- Tradjenta Side Effects Center
- Tradjenta FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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