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When and How to Take This Medication

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with linagliptin/metformin include the following:
  • Linagliptin/metformin comes in tablet form. It is taken by mouth twice a day with meals.
  • Try to take the medication consistently, approximately at the same times each day, to keep an even level in your system.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Linagliptin/Metformin

The dose of linagliptin/metformin your healthcare provider prescribes will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How well your diabetes is controlled
  • Other medications you are taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Linagliptin/Metformin Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Linagliptin/metformin may react with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Linagliptin/Metformin).

What If I Overdose on This Medicine?

People who take too much of this medication may develop serious problems, such as dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and a potentially dangerous condition known as lactic acidosis. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much.
(Click Jentadueto Overdose for more information.)
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