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Linagliptin

Discussion in 'Other Diabetic Medications' started by ShelleyMcD, Dec 10, 2020.

  1. ShelleyMcD

    ShelleyMcD · Member

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    Ive just been prescribed linagliptin for type 2 my Hba1c is 56 and i will probably be started on metformin too once it has been agreed by the diabetic clinic (i have an abnormal liver function) has anyone been prescribed this? How was it? X
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Hi, taking a Gliptin is probably because of your high levels, or insulin resistance and because of insulin resistance, you could have a weak initial insulin response.
    The Gliptin will produce insulin, so that you can have enough insulin to cater for the amount of glucose derived from your food.
    I too have had liver function problems. The secret is to drink plenty of water before y your blood panel tests. This will flush out the liver and your function results should improve.
    I have been on sitagliptin for nearly eight years and had no side effects.
     
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    Ive started it today and so far only had a bit of nausea.
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Take in the morning, a good half hours before breakfast. Wether you're fasting or not.
     
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