Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. This goal is true for all diabetics, regardless if you are having type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus. Get emergency medical help if you have even mild symptoms of lactic acidosis, such as: muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, slow or uneven heart rate, dizziness, or feeling very weak or tired. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. Adverse reactions reported in ≥ 2% of patients treated with linagliptin 5 mg and more commonly than in patients treated with placebo included: nasopharyngitis (7.0% and 6.1%), diarrhea (3.3% and 3.0%), and cough (2.1% and 1.4%). However, a pituitary tumor in the mother can expand during pregnancy. Exenatide and liraglutide are GLP-1 analogs and are taken by injection.
Liver tests should be measured