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Linagliptin Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 28, 2024.

Applies to the following strengths: 5 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Diabetes Type 2

Recommended dose: 5 mg orally once a day

Comments: When used in combination with insulin or an insulin secretagogue, a lower dose of the insulin secretagogue or insulin may be necessary to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia.

Use: As an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Renal Dose Adjustments

No dose adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

No dose adjustment recommended.


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


No adjustment recommended.

Other Comments

Administration advice:



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