Linagliptin Tablets

Linagliptin Tablets

Linagliptin 5 mg Tablets


Linagliptin Tablets refer to the category of antidiabetic drugs that are used to treat type 2 diabetes. The person who suffers from type 2 diabetes may face some symptoms such as increased hunger and thirst, unexplained weight loss, and blurred vision. Type of diabetes, the body doesn't make enough insulin or can't use it properly.

Linagliptin tablets contain Linagliptin 5 mg which help lower blood sugar levels when used with diet and lifestyle changes. They work by blocking an enzyme called DPP-4, allowing the human body to produce insulin when needed and reducing sugar made by the liver. It's important to note that these tablets are not for type 1 diabetes and shouldn't be used for a condition called diabetic ketoacidosis. They are often prescribed for middle-aged or older people with type 2 diabetes.

Medical Benefits of Linagliptin Tablets

Linagliptin Tablets provide several medical benefits. Primally the medicines are used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus:

  • Used to treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Plays a vital role in controlling blood sugar levels and prevents serious complications of diabetes like eyesight loss, kidney, nerve damage, diabetic foot ulcer, and delayed wound healing.
  • It works by blocking the action of DPP-4.
  • The enzyme ‘Incretins’ helps produce more insulin only when required and reduces the liver's blood sugar level when not needed.

Direction for Use

Use of these Linagliptin Tablets should be under the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare professional:

  • Take it prescribed by a doctor.
  • Swallow it with a whole glass of water.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break it.


Store the medication according to requirements, all instructions are clearly mentioned in the package of medicine. If you face any problems contact your healthcare provider

  • keep all medication out of reach of children
  • Store in a Cool Place
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Away from sunlight


Remember, always follow the recommendations of tablets provided by your healthcare provider or the instructions on the medication packaging:

  • Tablets should not be taken if you are breastfeeding.
  • It is not advised to drink alcohol while using this medication.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery.
  • If you have a liver impairment or any concerns consult your, doctor
  • Consult your doctor, if you have kidney impairment or any concerns.

Side Effects

Dosage, administration instructions and guidelines, and potential side effects may vary depending on the specific product and the individual's medical condition:

  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sore Throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Dizziness
  • Sweating
  • Dry Mouths
  • Hunger pangs
  • Low blood sugar level
  • Nausea
  • Runny Nose
  • Stomach pain

Frequently Asked Questions

How to store Linagliptin Tablets?

Store the products as per the packaging requirements. You can store it in a cool and dry area.  Stay away it from high sunlight.

Are there any side effects of Linagliptin tablets?

Common side effects include Linagliptin tablets may include upper respiratory tract infections, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, headache, and diarrhea.

What is the recommended dosage of Linagliptin tablets?

The dosage of tablets depends on your medical condition, kidney function, weight and age.

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