Trulicity ® (dulaglutide)

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Trulicity® (dulaglutide): Gastric Emptying

Dulaglutide delays gastric emptying and caution should be taken when dulaglutide is concomitantly administered with oral medications.

Information from the label

Dulaglutide delays gastric emptying and has the potential to impact the rate of absorption of concomitantly administered oral medicinal products.1

In clinical pharmacology studies, dulaglutide did not affect the absorption of the orally administered medications tested to any clinically relevant degree. These orally administered medications include warfarin, metformin, lisinopril, metoprolol, digoxin, paracetamol, norelgestromin, ethinylestradiol, sitagliptin, and atorvastatin. 1

Precaution

Dulaglutide has not been studied in patients with severe gastrointestinal disease, including severe gastroparesis, and is therefore not recommended in these patients.1

References

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

Date of Last Review: January 15, 2018

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