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Trulicity - not working?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by steve1972, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. steve1972

    steve1972 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi All,

    I've just started using Trulicity. I injected my second 0.75ml dose on Sunday. (I'm also taking 2000mg of Metformin daily)
    When should I expect to see a change in my numbers?
    I've had the usual symptoms of nausea/indigestion & loss of appetite, so I'm guessing it's doing something to my body...
    I don't know how much it should impact my BG, but the numbers I'm seeing are higher than when on Gliclazide/Sitagliptin combinations. I'm currently seeing between 7 & 13 with a morning fasting of 10!

    The only upside at the moment is losing 2lb last week.

    Any thoughts welcome!

    Steve.
     
  2. Roseanne01

    Roseanne01 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    First up we're all individual. Started trulicity November last year and stopped in February this year. My numbers dropped a little almost immediately, mostly because I felt too sick to eat. Longer term it stopped the highs but didn’t lower bsl much at all. 1 or 2 mmol. Sorry Aussie so we measure differently. Nausea wore off then came back. Stopped because I have renal failure and they’re now saying it’s a no go. On stopping my extreme fatigue lifted. Rare side effect but that’s me. Hadn’t noticed onset of fatigue because I started on it only four days after they turned on rate response on my pacemaker. My heart had been kept artificially low for a year to allow recovery from viral cardiomyopathy. The lack of appetite certainly continued but I was also on insulin.
     
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