Caregiver ALF staff was instructed in the most common side effects of Tradjenta such as stuffy or runny nose and sore throat. Hypoglycemia may occur when linagliptin is combined with insulin or a sulfonylurea-type drug. Allergic reactions and muscle pain also may occur.
Patient was instructed on hypoglycemia. Normally, blood glucose levels increase slightly after you eat a meal. When blood sugar rises, cells in the pancreas release insulin, causing the body to absorb glucose from the blood and lowering the blood sugar level to normal.
Patient was instructed on hypoglycemia. When blood sugar drops too low, the level of insulin declines and other cells in the pancreas release glucagon, which causes the liver to turn stored glycogen back into glucose and release it into the blood. This brings blood sugar levels back up to normal.
Patient was instructed on hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia may result from a variety of causes, which include: Spontaneous reactive hypoglycemia. Symptoms of hypoglycemia within 1 to 2 hours after a meal in people who have not had stomach surgery is called spontaneous reactive hypoglycemia. It also is sometimes called functional or idiopathic hypoglycemia. In many cases, it is difficult to verify that the symptoms are caused by low blood sugar.
Patient was instructed on hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia may result from a variety of causes that include: Other causes. Hypoglycemia also may occur, though rarely with prolonged fasting or missed meals, severe malnutrition, or prolonged strenuous exercise.
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