What is Linagliptin (Tradjenta), and what does it do?
Linagliptin (Tradjenta) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes It is a condition in which the body does not produce enough insulin, or the insulin produced does not function properly. This can result in elevated blood sugar levels.
Linagliptin (Tradjenta) belongs to a class of drugs known as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. It works by raising the quantity of insulin produced by your body and by boosting several natural chemicals in your body, such as beta cells in your pancreas. When these natural chemicals are elevated, they reduce your blood sugar levels.
What dosages of Linagliptin (Tradjenta) are available?
The following are available dosages and forms of Linagliptin (Tradjenta):
- 5 mg
What side effects are common with taking Linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
The most common side effects of Linagliptin (Tradjenta) are:
- Joint pain
Some people experience more serious side effects from Linagliptin (Tradjenta), including:
- Skin irritation, flaking or peeling
- Face, lip, tongue, or throat swelling
- Breathing or swallowing difficulties
- Persistent pain in the upper left or center of the stomach
- Appetite loss
If you are taking Linagliptin (Tradjenta), and you start to experience side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Who should NOT take Linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
Not all people can take Linagliptin (Tradjenta). Linagliptin (Tradjenta) may not be a good choice if you:
- Have an allergy to Linagliptin or similar medications
- Have pancreatic problems
- Are pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What drugs are similar to Linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
Does Linagliptin (Tradjenta) have a generic form?
Linagliptin is a generic drug that is prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. Tradjenta is its brand name form.
What is the price of Linagliptin (Tradjenta) without insurance?
How can I save money on Linagliptin (Tradjenta)?
NSUR offers a prescription discount card called NSURx to help you save money on your Linagliptin (Tradjenta) prescriptions.
Simply present your NSURx card to the pharmacist the next time you fill a prescription of Linagliptin (Tradjenta) at your local pharmacy, and you could save up to 80% on your prescription costs! Moreover, every time you fill a prescription using NSURx, you will receive NSUR Coin as a reward, which you can use to buy goods and services on our health and wellness shopping platform.
Over 35,000 pharmacies accept NSURx prescriptions, including major chains like Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart and smaller, independent retailers in your neighborhood.
There is no limit on the number of prescriptions you can fill using NSURx or the frequency at which you can fill them. You can even use NSURx to get discounts on other prescriptions for your friends and family (including pets!).
Visit NSURx’s price lookup tool to see how much you can start saving today on your Linagliptin (Tradjenta) prescriptions and to find the nearest pharmacy to you that accepts NSURx, or call +1 (855) 917-6216. Most users have a pharmacy within 2 miles of their home that takes NSURx.