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Who should not take Tradjenta?

You should not take Tradjenta (linagliptin), a medication for type 2 diabetes, if you are allergic to it.

If you are taking rifampin for tuberculosis, you may not be able to take Tradjenta, since it can affect the way Tradjenta works.

Since it is not known if Tradjenta is safe for a developing fetus or a breastfeeding baby, talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are nursing.

Tradjenta has not been proven safe or effective for children.

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