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Trulicity Pen

dulaglutide
Dulaglutide is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Dulaglutide is also used to help reduce the risk of serious heart problems such as heart attack or stroke in adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Dulaglutide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
dulaglutide
DRUG TYPE
GLP-1 receptor agonists

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use dulaglutide if you have Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2), or a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma (a type of thyroid cancer). Do not use dulaglutide if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis (call your doctor for treatment).

In animal studies, dulaglutide caused thyroid tumors or thyroid cancer. It is not known whether these effects would occur in people using regular doses. Ask your doctor about your risk.

Call your doctor at once if you have signs of a thyroid tumor, such as swelling or a lump in your neck, trouble swallowing, a hoarse voice, or shortness of breath.

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