Active ingredients: linagliptin + metformin
What it is used for
TRAJENTAMET is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with both linagliptin and metformin is appropriate, in patients inadequately controlled on metformin alone, or those already being treated and well controlled with the free combination of linagliptin and metformin. TRAJENTAMET is indicated in combination with a sulfonylurea (i.e., triple combination therapy) as an adjunct to diet and exercise in patients inadequately controlled on their maximal tolerated dose of metformin and a sulfonylurea. TRAJENTAMET is indicated in combination with an SGLT2 inhibitor (i.e. triple combination therapy) as an adjunct to diet and exercise in patients inadequately controlled on their maximum tolerated dose of metformin and an SGLT2 inhibitor. TRAJENTAMET is indicated as add-on to insulin (i.e., triple combination therapy) as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control in patients when insulin and metformin alone do not provide adequate glycaemic control.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
2.5 mg/1000 mg: Light pink, oval, biconvex film coated tablets, one side debossed with the company symbol and the other side debossed with D2/1000
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient linagliptin + metformin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems