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Trulicity shortage

Discussion in 'Other Diabetic Medications' started by nakka3401, Oct 22, 2021.

  1. nakka3401

    nakka3401 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi I've just been told trulicity is impossible to get I've been taking it now for 3years . My hba1c was 139 last year so now on insulin as well.
    My question is will I be ok to just not take it or do I need to be asking for an alternative ?
     
  2. urbanracer

    urbanracer Type 1 · Expert
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    Who told you this? Have you been to another pharmacy?
    Nobody here can tell you it's OK to stop taking it, you need to speak to your diabetes team/GP.

    Edit-: Trulicity does not currently appear on drug shortage lists as far as I can see.
    See also https://psnc.org.uk/our-latest-news-category/shortage/
     
    #2 urbanracer, Oct 22, 2021 at 7:25 PM
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2021
  3. sorchao

    sorchao Type 2 · Member

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    My last box of Trulicity two weeks ago came in a different (smaller!) packaging, which may be a coincidence. Maybe they were repackaging and there was a temporary glitch in supply?

    Nakka, you should always consult your doctor before altering your medication regimen in any way - were you able to find Trulicity in a different pharmacy in the end?
     
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