Trulicity ® (dulaglutide)

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Trulicity® (dulaglutide): Missed Dose

If a dose of dulaglutide is missed and there are at least 3 days (72 hrs) until the next scheduled dose, it should be administered as soon as possible.

Detailed Information

Dulaglutide is a human GLP-1 RA for once-weekly administration.1

If a dulaglutide dose is missed, the next dose depends on the remaining schedule (Table 1. Instructions for a Missed Dose of Dulaglutide).1

Table 1. Instructions for a Missed Dose of Dulaglutide1

If a dose of dulaglutide is missed and there are…

Then…

And...

at least 72 hours until the next scheduled dose

it should be administered as soon as possible

patients can resume their regular once-weekly dosing schedule.

less than 72 hours remaining before the next scheduled dose

the missed dose should be skipped, the next dose should be administered on the regularly scheduled day,

The day of weekly administration can be changed if necessary, as long as the last dose was administered 3 or more days (72 hours) before.1

References

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

Glossary

GLP-1 RA = glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist

Date of Last Review: November 15, 2018

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