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About Product

What is Jentadueto?

Jentadueto is an antidiabetic medication, containing two active ingredients: metformin and linagliptin. This prescription-only medication is for adults with type 2 diabetes, whose blood sugar is not controlled by metformin alone.

We understand that it's not always convenient to see your GP to pick up a prescription, which is why our quick and easy online prescribing service makes it possible to buy Jentadueto online. Just fill out our medical form to get started.

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of sugar in the blood is too high as a result of too little or ineffective insulin.

Insulin is a hormone which transports glucose (sugars) from your blood and into your cells, which use it for energy. Following food digestion, an enzyme in the liver breaks down carbohydrates into simple sugars (glucose and fructose). These sugars are then either passed into the bloodstream for the cells to use as energy or stored in the liver for use later.

In order for the cells to use the glucose, a hormone called insulin is required. After we eat, the pancreas secretes insulin into the bloodstream. The hormone binds to receptors in the plasma membranes of cells, allowing the glucose to be taken in by the cells.

Having too much glucose in the blood over a lengthened period can cause serious effects: heart disease, kidney damage/disease, nerve damage (neuropathy), eye damage (retinopathy) - even blindness. Usually type 2 diabetes affects overweight people with sedentary (inactive) lifestyles. A family history of type 2 diabetes also increases the risk of developing diabetes.

Treating Diabetes

It's important to speak to your doctor about your condition. They will be able to determine the most suitable course of treatment for you, which may involve changes to your diet and lifestyle, as well as medication.

In some cases, the effects of type 2 diabetes can be reversed with treatment. However, this does not happen in the majority of diabetes cases.

Diabetes treatment can be bought online from trusted online healthcare providers such as Prescription Doctor. Our UK based pharmacy stocks various treatments for diabetes. If you want to buy Jentadueto online, simply fill out or short medical form for our online doctor to review.


How does Jentadueto work?

Jentadueto contains two ingredients; metformin and linagliptin.

Linagliptin increases the amount of insulin your pancreas produces. This increase of insulin helps to move sugar from the blood and into the cells which need to us it as fuel.

Metformin reduces the amount of glucose (sugar) your liver produces.

In combination, both linagliptin and metformin can reduce your blood sugar levels effectively.

Jentadueto controls blood sugar levels, helping to avoid the above health risks. Taking Jentadueto as prescribed, combined with a good diet and exercise, improves insulin levels and its effects.


How do I take Jentadueto?

Always take as prescribed. The Jentadueto dosage depends on your condition, taking into account if you are already taking linagliptin and/or metformin. Jentadueto is a tablet, taken twice daily. Take the tablet whole with a meal to decrease the risk of an upset stomach.

Never take more than the maximum daily recommended dose of 5mg linagliptin and 2,000mg metformin hydrochloride.Keep taking the medication as long as it is prescribed.

Always take Jentadueto as prescribed by a doctor.


Side effects of Jentadueto

All medications, even those bought over-the-counter, carry the risk of side effects. But just because a side effect is listed in the patient information leaflet, it doesn't guarantee that you will experience it. Despite this, it's important to remain vigilant of any possible side effects which may be attributed to the medicine throughout your course of treatment.

Before taking any medicine, it's important to familiarise yourself with the patient information leaflet which comes enclosed with your medicine.

If you experience any side effects while being treated with Jentadueto, you should inform your doctor.

Common side effects of Jentadueto include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Increase in blood lipase levels
  • Nausea

Uncommon side effects of Jentadueto include:

  • Amylase increase
  • Cough
  • Inflammation of the nose or throat
  • Itching
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting

This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Further information regarding the safety of this medication can be found within the supporting literature which comes enclosed within the packet.

To view the patient information leaflet for Jentadueto online, click here.

If you are worried about any of the side effects listed above or found within the patient information leaflet, supplied with your medication, speak to your doctor or a qualified pharmacist for assistance.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Speak to your doctor before taking Jentadueto if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, or think you might be pregnant.

Other cautions

Always seek your doctor's advice before you buy Jentadueto online from Prescription Doctor.

Do not take Jentadueto if the expiry date, marked on the packaging, has passed.

Never discard unwanted or expired medicines via general waste or water waste. You should take any unwanted or expired medicines to your local pharmacy for them to dispose of them safely on your behalf.

Always keep medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets.


Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if I forget to take Jentadueto when I should?

If you forget to take Jentadueto when you should, take it as soon as you remember. Never double the dosage to make up and if it is nearly time for the next dose, take just one dose and continue taking it as prescribed by your doctor.

What should I do if I take too much Jentadueto?

You may experience lactic acidosis. Symptoms can include feeling sick, vomiting, stomach ache, muscle cramps, generally feeling unwell with extreme tiredness and breathing difficulties. You may experience reduced heartbeat and body temperature. As lactic acidosis can lead to coma, immediate hospital treatment may be needed. Discontinue the medication and contact a doctor or hospital. Take the medication pack with you.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Jentadueto?

Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking Jentadueto, due to increased risk of lactic acidosis.

Will Jentadueto impact my ability to drive or operate machinery?

Jentadueto alone is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

Should you experience any symptoms or side effects which may affect your ability to concentrate, such as dizziness, fatigue or visual disturbances, avoid driving or operating machinery until you feel safe to do so.

Can I lower my blood sugar without medication?

Yes, you can lower your blood sugar levels without medication by making adjustments to your diet and lifestyle, such as consuming fewer carbohydrates and exercising regularly. However, if you have been diagnosed with diabetes, it is unlikely that you will be able to manage your blood sugar levels without medication.

Before making drastic changes to your diet and lifestyle, you should consult a doctor or dietician for specialist advice.

How can I buy Jentadueto in the UK?

With Prescription Doctor's online prescribing service, you can easily buy Jentadueto online. All you have to do is fill in our simple medical questionnaire and our online doctor's will assess whether Jentadueto is right for you.


Table of contents

What is Jentadueto?

How does Jentadueto work?

Side effects of Jentadueto

Frequently asked questions

Treatment information

  • Product Name: Jentadueto
  • Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Active Ingredient(s): Metformin hydrochloride and linagliptin
  • Administration: Oral
  • Presentation: Film-coated tablets
  • Available Strength: 2.5mg/580mg, 2.5mg/1000mg
  • Exemption: Prescription-only medication
  • Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with food
  • Description: Jentadueto is a treatment for diabetes which is given when metformin alone is ineffective.
  • Drug Class: Antihyperglycaemic
  • Alcohol Consumption: Avoid or limit alcohol consumption
  • When Pregnant: If you are pregnant, or think you might be pregnant, do not take Jentadueto. Speak to your doctor for further advice.
  • When Breastfeeding: Do not take Jentadueto while breastfeeding. Speak to your doctor for further advice.
Click here to view the Jentadueto - Patient Information Leaflet

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