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Trajenta Duo 850 MG Tablet 10

Trajenta Duo 850 MG Tablet 10


    • Rs. 233.00

    Uses :

    Metformin Metformin which helps to reduce blood sugar levels. It is mainly prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed either as mono therapy or in combination with other antihyperglycemic drugs. It helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, and nerve disorders in the diabetic patients. It is also prescribed for the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). However, metformin is not prescribed for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. Linagliptin Linagliptin is used to treat hyperglycemia of type 2 diabetes. It is used as part of the combined therapy along with diet and exercises to lower high blood sugar levels.

    Mode of drug action

    Metformin Metformin is an oral antihyperglycemic agent which is mainly used to treat hyperglycemia. It reduces blood glucose levels by decreasing the glucose absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, improves the insulin sensitivity by increasing the uptake of glucose into muscle and inhibits biosynthesis of glucose from amino acids. Linagliptin Linagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase -4 enzyme inhibitor. It slows the breakdown of insulinotropic hormone (GLP)-1, and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP). These incretin hormones increase the production of insulin and decrease glucose production in the liver.

    What are the common side effects?

    Metformin The common side effects reported for metformin are acidity, belching, bloating, heart burn, loss of appetite, metallic taste in mouth, vomiting, weight loss, and stomach pain. In rare cases, patients have reported having abnormal stools, joint pain, flu-like symptoms, runny nose, sneezing, swollen joints and discoloration of finger nails or toe nails. Linagliptin The common linagliptin side effects are joint pain, headache, swelling of legs, rashes, hives, hoarseness of voice, difficulty in breathing, loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting.


    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.

    • Consult the doctor, if any Trajenta duo tablet side effects such as edema, headache, nausea, and vomiting are experienced.

    • Trajenta duo tab is contraindicated in patients with renal impairment and congestive heart failure.

    • Elderly patients with renal dysfunction should take the medicine Trajenta duo cautiously.

    • Do not take Trajenta duo medicine in severe diarrhea.

    What else should I know?

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose? If you forget to take the medication at the usual time, you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you must skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for metformin? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Should I take vitamin B12 supplements with metformin? Long term use of metformin may cause vitamin B12 deficiency in few patients. You should consult your doc-or and discuss it. Do not take vitamin B12 supplements without your physician’s prescription.

    4. Is metformin effective for the type 1 diabetes? No. Metformin is not effective for the treatment of type 1 or juvenile diabetes

    5. What are the non-diabetic uses of metformin? Metformin is used to treat PCOS in women. You must discuss with your doctor before taking metformin for the condition. Linagliptin

    1. I am diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Can I use linagliptin? No, linagliptin is not effective in type 1 diabetes.

    2. Is linagliptin drug safe for pregnant women? No, linagliptin drug is unsafe for use in pregnant women.

    3. I am on Rifampin. Can I use linagliptin? No, do not use linagliptin as it may interact with rifampin.

    4. Does linagliptin medicine cause liver damage? Prolonged use of linagliptin may damage the liver.

    5. Do I reduce/gain weight while using linagliptin drug? You may reduce weight while in the drug. Report the doctor if you notice a drastic loss in weight.

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