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      TRULICITY 1.5MG 0.5ML PEN INJ

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      1 Units/pack

      MRP 2499

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      TRULICITY 1.5MG 0.5ML PEN INJ

      Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection is an antidiabetic medicine used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type-II (condition in which insulin produced by the body cannot be properly used by the cells to convert glucose into energy). This medicine helps in controlling blood glucose levels and utilization of glucose in such patients. It is not recommended for use in patients with type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and strict exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with diabetes. However, the uses of the medicine mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other reasons or situations in which the medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection is Dulaglutide 0.75MG/0.5ML

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Dulaglutide works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas, decreases hormones that raise blood sugar levels, slows down digestion and reduces appetite.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection:

      • Hypersensitivity to any ingredients in the injection
      • Medullary thyroid carcinoma
      • Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2
      • Caution:
      • Hypersensitivity reactions
      • Angioedema
      • Pancreatitis
      • Gastroparesis
      • Diabetic ketoacidosis
      • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
      • Renal and hepatic impairment
      • Children
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Injection site reactions (pain, redness, swelling)
      • Hypoglycaemia
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Diarrhea
      • Loss of appetite
      • Stomach pain or discomfort
      • Constipation
      • Fatigue
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Do not self-administer Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection, your nurse or trained physician will give you the medicine. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor carefully. Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to take the medicine till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions or as advised by your doctor.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Do not inject two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      The medicine should be administered before food, or immediately after main meal of the day. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

      Overdosage

      Try not to take more than recommended measurements. Since Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection will be given by doctor or nurse, therefore it is less likely that you will receive overdose of the medicine. If there should be an occurrence of unplanned excess, look for any new signs or symptoms. Depending on the dose, symptoms may vary in individuals, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Hypoglycaemia
      • Extreme weakness
      • Stomach pain
      • Gastrointestinal disorders (nausea, vomiting)
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this injection only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Among people with renal problems, caution is recommended. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before taking injection.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before taking injection.

      Pregnancy:

      Use of this injection tablet is not considered safe in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before taking injection.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass through the breastmilk and does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with this injection is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, increased thirst and hunger, confusion, mood changes, extreme fatigue, report to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Unless your doctor instructs otherwise there are no specific dietary requirements while taking this injection.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection with sulfonylureas, insulin, bexarotene, atazanavir, chlorothiazide, ciprofloxacin, bexarotene, gatifloxacin, clozapine, acetazolamide.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this injection post the expiry date
      • Store at cool temperatures (2-8 degree Celsius), away from light
      • Do not freeze
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      Therapeutic Classification

      Antidiabetic Agents


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      The injection is an antidiabetic medicine used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type-II (condition in which insulin produced by the body cannot be properly used by the cells to convert glucose into energy). This medicine helps in controlling blood glucose levels and utilization of glucose in such patients. It is not recommended for use in patients with type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and strict exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with diabetes.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      The injection is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include injection site reactions (pain, redness, swelling), hypoglycaemia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, stomach pain or discomfort, constipation, fatigue.

      Q3. Should we take Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection with food or without food?

      The medicine should be administered before food, or immediately after main meal of the day.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any ingredients in the injection, medullary thyroid carcinoma, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity reactions, angioedema, pancreatitis, gastroparesis, diabetic ketoacidosis, type 1 diabetes mellitus, renal and hepatic impairment, children pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection make you sleepy?

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection harmful? What does an overdose of Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection lead to?

      The injection is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dose. Since the injection will be given by doctor or nurse, therefore it is less likely that you will receive overdose of the medicine. Over dose of the medicine may lead to hypoglycaemia, extreme weakness, stomach pain, gastrointestinal disorders (nausea, vomiting).

      Q7. Can I take Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection during pregnancy?

      Use of this injection tablet is not considered safe in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before taking injection.

      Q8. Can Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the injection without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      Consumption of alcohol with this injection is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, increased thirst and hunger, confusion, mood changes, extreme fatigue, report to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      Store the medicine at temperatures (2-8 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Do not freeze. Keep the injection according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 18 years of age due to potential risk and limited evidence on safety and efficacy.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is for about 24-72 hours after administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 5 days.

      Q15. Can we take Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection daily?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Trulicity 1.5MG 0.5ML pen injection?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      ELI LILLY AND CO INDIA PVT LTD

      plot 92, sector 32,institutional area,gurgaon-122001,haryana, india

      Packed By

      ELI LILLY

      plot 92, sector 32,institutional area,gurgaon-122001,haryana, india

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