What are the possible side effects of Tradjenta?

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Common side effects of Tradjenta (linagliptin) include sore throat and runny or stuffy nose; joint, back or muscle pain; and headache. Talk with your doctor about any diabetes symptoms that don't go away while taking Tradjenta.

Tradjenta helps control blood sugar levels, but that means it can sometimes make blood sugar levels drop too low. You should monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while you're on this drug.

Serious side effects may occur if you are allergic to Tradjenta. Call your doctor immediately if you experience any of these signs of an allergic reaction:
  • hives, rash or skin peeling
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
Call your doctor if you experience any of these other potentially serious side effects:
  • hoarseness
  • stomach pain that may spread to your back
  • vomiting
  • loss of appetite