Tradjenta (Linagliptin)

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Linagliptin (Generic)


Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Tradjenta online?

Tradjenta (Linagliptin) can be ordered online through or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Tradjenta (Linagliptin) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Tradjenta Cost

How much does Tradjenta (Linagliptin) cost?

Tradjenta 5mg – 30 Tablets

  • Average US retail price – $554.00
  • Our price – $65.00 

At, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Tradjenta cost savings above with the price comparison of Tradjenta 5mg between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

What is the lowest price of Tradjenta (Linagliptin) per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $1.47/unit for Tradjenta 5 mg tablets


Is this price for Tradjenta (Linagliptin) without insurance?

The listed prices above are without insurance. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept insurance. However, we will give you an official receipt that you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurance company since we are unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Tradjenta (Linagliptin) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada and from other countries we source medication from are negotiated and regulated. The US is a free market economy, therefore, the price differs since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we are able to offer lower prices to our patients as we acquire medications from these countries. 

Tradjenta Coupon

Is there a coupon for Tradjenta available?

Yes, we do you have a Tradjenta coupon for an extra discount on your prescription. You can save $10 off your order with coupon code TRADJENTA10. Apply coupon at checkout for instant savings and pay less for your prescription with a minimum $50 order.

Tradjenta Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Tradjenta (Linagliptin) available?

There is no lower cost generic for Linagliptin available on the market at this time.

How much cheaper is generic Tradjenta (Linagliptin)?

Generic drugs are typically 40-60% cheaper than the brand name option. However, currently there is no generic available.

What is the difference between brand and generic Tradjenta (Linagliptin)?

Once available on the market, there will be no difference between generic and brand Tradjenta. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation. 


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

There are no standard shipping fees.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Tradjenta (Linagliptin)

What is Tradjenta?

Tradjenta (Linagliptin) is a prescription medication that is classified as a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP-4). 


What is Tradjenta used for? 

It is used as an adjunct to improve blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes. 

How does it work?

It inhibits the degradation of incretin hormones by DPP-4. This action  increases insulin release in a glucose-dependent manner and also decreases the levels of circulating glucagon. 


How do I take Tradjenta?

You should take Tradjenta as directed by your doctor; do not take more than recommended. 

What dosages are available?

Tradjenta is available as brand name 5mg tablets. 

What is the recommended dosage?

Generally it is recommended to take 5mg once daily, with or without food but take as directed by your doctor.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 5mg/day.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember if it is relatively close to your next dose, wait till then and take a normal dose, do not take an extra dose. 

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Tradjenta?

Patients also utilizing sulfonylurea medications concurrently with this medication should monitor closely for signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia as these patients are at an increased risk. 

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Tradjenta?

Some common (≥5%) side effects include:

  • Nasopharyngitis (Common Cold)
  • Hypoglycemia

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Tradjenta is metabolized by CYP3A4 as such medications that are inducers of this enzyme should be used with caution as it can decrease the efficacy of this medication. (Rifampin)


How should this medication be stored?

Tradjenta should be stored at room temperature (77°F) 

Pharmacist Tips

  • This medication works most effectively when combined with diet and exercise to help lower and control blood sugars.
  • Tradjenta can be taken with or without food, take it at the same time each day. 
  • Ensure close monitoring of blood sugars when starting or discontinuing Tradjenta
  • Ensure consistent levels of exercise and diet to reduce your risk of hypoglycemia. 

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Tradjenta FAQ

What is the best time to take Tradjenta?

Tradjenta can be taken at any time during the day, the most important factor is to ensure that you are taking it at the same time each day.

Does Tradjenta raise blood sugar?

No, Tradjenta will generally not cause increases in blood sugar. Tradjenta functions to increase the amount of insulin secreted by your body in response to sugar. This in turn will function to reduce blood sugar levels. 

What class of medicine is Tradjenta?

Linagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor. This medication functions to improve your body’s natural insulin secretions in response to glucose providing a much more natural response to sugar levels. 

Is Tradjenta long acting?

The half life (the time it takes for your body to clear ½ of the medication from your body) of Tradjenta is greater than 100 hours.

Can Tradjenta cause constipation?

In systematic safety reviews of this medication it was found to be associated with constipation in 1.4% – 5.8% of patients depending on their other concomitant therapies. 

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.