Trajenta 5mg Tablet (Linagliptin 5mg)
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|INDICATION||Type 2 diabetes|
|MANUFACTURER||Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt Ltd|
|PACKAGING||10 tablets in 1 strip|
|PACK SIZE||100 Tablet/s, 150 Tablet/s, 200 Tablet/s, 300 Tablet/s|
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is used together with a healthy diet and regular exercise to control blood sugar levels. This helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage and blindness.
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines do not prove sufficient to control your blood sugar level. Your doctor may prescribe it alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines. It can be taken with or without food.
The dose will depend on your condition and blood sugar levels. Use it strictly as advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine unless your doctor recommends it. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.
The most common side effect of this medicine is hypoglycemia. It is important to recognize the symptoms of hypoglycemia (such as lightheadedness, sweating, dizziness, fainting, and dry mouth) and know how to deal with it. You can carry sugar or glucose candy and have them to control your symptoms if you experience any. It may also cause nasopharyngitis in some people. Contact your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or worry you.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, or pancreas problems. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with this medicine’s working. So, make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are using.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.
USES OF TRAJENTA TABLET
- Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
BENEFITS OF TRAJENTA TABLET
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Trajenta 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called DPP-4 inhibitors (or gliptins). It helps increase the amount of insulin your body produces after a meal and to stop your body from releasing too much glucose (sugar) into your blood. This way it lowers the blood glucose levels in your body. It is usually taken once a day and has relatively few common side effects.
Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, blindness, and loss of limbs. Proper control of diabetes can also reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Taking this medicine regularly along with a proper program of diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed.
SIDE EFFECTS OF TRAJENTA TABLET
Common side effects of Trajenta
- Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
- Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
- Pancreatic inflammation
HOW TO USE TRAJENTA TABLET
HOW TRAJENTA TABLET WORKS
However, Trajenta 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and those on dialysis.
However, the use of Trajenta 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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