What is Linagliptin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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See also: Empagliflozin-linagliptin Linagliptin-metformin Trayenta Duo

Linagliptin is an oral antidiabetic agent use in the treatment of noninsulin dependent diabetes as an adjunct to diet and exercise as a single agent or in combination therapy with other antidiabetic agents.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 4
Mild 0
None 14

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Linagliptin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Dry skin 1
Insomnia 1
Itchy scalp 1
Itchy skin 1
Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Linagliptin

Dosage Patients Percentage
5 mg daily 3
2.5 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Linagliptin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Linagliptin

Duration

Currently taking Linagliptin

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Linagliptin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 14
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 15
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 14

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Linagliptin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Alogliptin (Nesina) 1
Canagliflozin (Invokana) 1
Exenatide (Byetta) 1
Glimepiride (Amaryl) 1
Glyburide (Glynase PresTab) 1

Show all 7 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking Linagliptin and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Saxagliptin (Onglyza) 2
Sitagliptin (Januvia) 2
Liraglutide (Victoza) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Linagliptin

Jan 1, 2019 (Started Sep 10, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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