Trulicity ® (dulaglutide)

This information is intended for UK registered healthcare professionals only as a scientific exchange in response to your search for information. Please refer to the link for full prescribing information: Trulicity Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)

Can Trulicity® (dulaglutide) be used in patients with COVID-19?

Lilly has not studied the use of dulaglutide in patients with COVID-19 nor in patients at risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Can dulaglutide be used in patients with respiratory infections?

According to the dulaglutide label, respiratory infections

  • are not listed as a warning or precautions for use of dulaglutide, and
  • are not listed as adverse events.1

Use your clinical judgment to choose the most appropriate approach to treat Type 2 Diabetes patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

Infectious Disease Resources for COVID-19

For current information on COVID-19, please refer to

References

1Trulicity [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

2Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. European web page of the World Health Organization. Accessed March 20, 2020. http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-emergencies/coronavirus-covid-19

3International Diabetes Federation Europe. COVID-19 outbreak: guidance for people with diabetes. https://www.idf.org/our-network/regions-members/europe/europe-news/196-information-on-corona-virus-disease-2019-covid-19-outbreak-and-guidance-for-people-with-diabetes.html. Accessed March 18, 2020

4COVID-19. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Accessed March 20, 2020. https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/novel-coronavirus-china

Date of Last Review: March 16, 2020


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