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Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

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By ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
Refrigerated
0.5ml Solution For Injection in Pre Filled Pen
4098.36*
MRP 4998.00
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
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Dulaglutide(1.5 Mg/0.5ml)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DIABETIC

Medical Description

Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen is an anti- diabetic medicine. It contains dulaglutide as an active ingredient. It is used for controlling blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes along with diet and life...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus along with diet and lifestyle modification.
  • To reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke or death in type 2 diabetic patients with heart conditions.
contraindications

Contraindications of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

Known allergy to dulaglutide or any ingredient of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen.
sideEffects

Side effects of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Decreased appetite
  • Fatigue
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen during pregnancy?
A:
Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen should not be used during pregnancy; a safer alternative such as insulin or other medicine suggested by your doctor should be used. If a woman wishes to become pregnant while taking this medicine, treatment should be discontinued.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen while breastfeeding?
A:
Due to lack of safety information, Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen should not be used during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen?
A:
Trulicity has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines. However, you should be aware of symptoms of hypoglycemia (sweating excessively, feeling tired, fainting, feeling weak, nervous and anxious). You should always carry a quick-acting source of sugar (such as juice, non-diet soda, hard candy or dextrose tablets).
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen?
A:
You should avoid consuming while taking this injection as it can alter your blood sugar levels. Alcohol can reduce your body’s ability to recover from hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on dialysis, heart failure, liver problem or kidney failure or disease.
  • You have a thyroid disorder, thyroid enlargement (Goitre).
  • You have a stomach or gut disorder due to which the contents of your stomach takes too long to pass in the intestine (Gastroparesis).
  • You have inflammatory bowel disorder, inflammation of the pancreas (Pancreatitis).
  • This medicine should not be used if you have type 1 diabetes (your body does not produce any insulin) or diabetic ketoacidosis (a complication of diabetes).
  • You are experiencing dehydration (loss of fluid through vomiting or diarrhoea). It is important to avoid dehydration and drink plenty of water.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

How Does It Work?

Dulaglutide works in the liver, pancreas and gut to control blood glucose by lowering hepatic glucose output, increasing insulin production and slowing gastric emptying.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

  • Take this injection as per the technique suggested by your doctor or nurse.
  • Your doctor will show you the technique before you use it for the first time.
  • Always rotate the site of injection, do not take concurrent injections at the same site.
  • Do not share your injection with other people or use it for injecting other medicines.
interactions

Interactions of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • Frequent monitoring of blood clotting parameters is suggested in individuals taking blood thinners such as warfarin concomitantly with Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen.
  • Blood pressure-lowering medicines such as insulin and sulphonylureas (glimepiride or glibenclamide) may lead to a significant reduction in blood glucose and hence patient should be warned of the signs...
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  • Any other medicine, supplement or herbals, if you are taking or might take, should be informed to your doctor to avoid any possible interaction.

Interactions with food items

Eating a healthy and balanced diet is key to control blood sugar better. Consult your doctor for more information on what kind of diet you should follow since a diabetes diet is not one size fits all....
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

  • Unused and new Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen should be stored in the refrigerator at 2°C to 8°C and should not be frozen.
  • Trulicity pen After the first use, store for up to 14 days at 15°C to 30°C or in a refrigerator at 2°C to 8°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children or pets.
  • Do not throw this injection in household waste or in waste-water.
dosage

Dosage of Trulicity 1.5mg Pre Filled Pen Of 0.5ml Solution For Injection

Overdose

An overdose of this injection may lead to severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and excessively low blood sugar. If you happen to take too much of this injection inform your doctor immediately or reach o...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of this injection may increase your blood sugar and can increase the risk of getting other health complications. If you have missed a dose take it as soon as you remember. If it's alrea...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen?

A: Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen is an injection containing anti-diabetic medicine dulaglutide. It is used to control elevated blood sugar levels along with diet and lifestyle modifications.

Q: Can I use Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen for weight loss?

A: No. Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen is an antidiabetic medicine that should never be used for weight loss. It does not have any action in reducing weight. You should never use medicines used for serious health conditions for any purpose other than what it is prescribed for.

Q: Which are the sites wherein I can take Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen?

A: Trulicity 1.5mg Pre-Filled Pen can be taken subcutaneously in the abdomen, in the thigh or in the upper arm. You should change the injection site after every injection.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsDulaglutide(1.5 Mg/0.5ml)
UsesType 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, fatigue
Last Updated on: 24 Sep 2021 | 01:58 PM (IST)
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