TITLE

Linagliptin approved for type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p1059
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved linagliptin, marketed as Tradjenta by Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company, for use in glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) patients. It mentions that the drug is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, and is unsuitable for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis or type 1 diabetes. The article also discusses the recommended dosage and labeling details for the drug, and the adverse events observed.
ACCESSION #
61109693

 

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