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Jentadueto is a combination medication prescribed to help control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It comes as a tablet and is taken twice daily with meals. This diabetes drug works in several ways, such as reducing production of sugar produced by the liver and increasing insulin production. Possible side effects include a sore throat, runny nose, and diarrhea.
What Is Jentadueto?Jentadueto™ (linagliptin/metformin) is a prescription diabetes medication approved to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. It contains a combination of linagliptin (Tradjenta™) and metformin (Glucophage®).
Who Makes This Medication?Jentadueto is marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company.
How Does Jentadueto Work?
- Decreasing the amount of sugar (glucose) the liver produces
- Reducing the amount of sugar the body absorbs from the diet
- Increasing the sensitivity of insulin receptors to improve how the body responds to its own insulin.