• Tab. Lina-2.5mg

Tab. Lina-2.5mg

Requires Prescription
strip of 10 tablets
Generic Name: Linagliptin
25 Ratings
Rs. 90

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Information about Tab. Lina-2.5mg

Lina contains Linagliptin as the active ingredient which is a Dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitor. It works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces the fasting and postmeal sugar levels.

It increases and prolongs incretin hormones activity which is inactivated hormone which is inactivated by DPP -4 enzyme. Incretins regulate glucose homeostasis by increasing insulin synthesis and release from pancreatic beta cells and reducing glucagon secretion from pancreatic alpha cells.




Lina Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Direction to Use

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. The tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Never take two doses on the same day.

Side Effects

Common Side Effects are :

Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Headache, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages).

Alternative Products
strip of 10 tablets
Quest Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
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