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I am concerned about the side effects of Tradjenta. My

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Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019
Question: I am concerned about the side effects of Tradjenta. My wife has been taking 5mg tablet along with 10 mg of Jardiance. We have heard it can cause pancreatic cancer. Do we need to be concerned? Is there another medication?
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Answered by Dr. Shinas Hussain (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
she can continue tradjenta

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
Tradjenta is a brand name of Linagliptan.
It is a newer drug of diabetes.
Latest studies shows that there is no association between Linagliptan( tradjenta) and pancreatic cancer. So she can safely continue tradjenta without any concerns.
Wishing all the best
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I am concerned about the side effects of Tradjenta. My

Brief Answer: she can continue tradjenta Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for the query. Tradjenta is a brand name of Linagliptan. It is a newer drug of diabetes. Latest studies shows that there is no association between Linagliptan( tradjenta) and pancreatic cancer. So she can safely continue tradjenta without any concerns. Wishing all the best