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Has your doctor prescribed you Tradjenta?  With our help, you could get your Tradjenta prescription for a flat fee of $49 per month.* 

We help you enroll in patient assistance programs for prescription medications, by working directly with your healthcare provider. Once you complete your online enrollment application with us, we’ll handle the full enrollment process for you, helping you to get easy and affordable access to the medications you need.

Your monthly Tradjenta cost savings if eligible

With our help, you could get your Tradjenta prescription for a flat fee of $49 per month. 

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
5mg - 30 tablets$420.00$49.00$371.00

Am I eligible for the Tradjenta patient assistance program?

If you meet the eligibility criteria for Tradjenta assistance, you could receive your medicine without paying the full retail price. We review each Tradjenta assistance program application individually. It is important to know the main factors that are considered by most programs which may include:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the Tradjenta patient assistance program? 

We do everything we can to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Tradjenta patient assistance program. Begin by completing your online enrollment application. You will need to provide accurate and up to date information about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. You will also need to tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Tradjenta. 

Once NiceRx determines whether you may be eligible for Tradjenta assistance, we’ll handle the full enrollment process for you. Once enrolled in the Tradjenta patient assistance program, we’ll also request your Tradjenta medication refills on your behalf for up to one year.

Is NiceRx a Tradjenta coupons provider?

NiceRx is not a Tradjenta coupon, a Tradjenta discount card, or a Tradjenta copay card provider. We don’t offer printable Tradjenta manufacturer coupons, Tradjenta discounts, rebates, Tradjenta savings cards, trial offers, or free Tradjenta samples. NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Tradjenta patient assistance program. 

Can NiceRx help me get Tradjenta if I have insurance? 

We may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Tradjenta
  • Your insurance company won’t pay for your Tradjenta prescription
  • Your healthcare plan doesn’t cover Tradjenta medication
  • You don’t have insurance

Complete your online enrollment application to find out more.

How much is Tradjenta with insurance?

The cost of Tradjenta with insurance will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your pharmacist or healthcare provider will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more. 

How much does Tradjenta cost without insurance?

Tradjenta prices without insurance will vary depending on the pack size you buy (30, 60, or 90 tablets). Prices can also vary by retailer. As a guide, a pack of 30, 5 mg Tradjenta tablets will cost around $555.

What is Tradjenta?

Tradjenta is a prescription medicine given to adults with type 2 diabetes. Used alongside exercise and diet changes, it can help you lower your blood glucose levels. The medication causes you to absorb more glucose from your blood, helping you maintain lower blood glucose levels throughout the day. You take Tradjenta as a tablet you swallow once a day.

Tradjenta active ingredients

The active ingredient in Tradjenta is called linagliptin. Unlike many other treatments for type 2 diabetes, linagliptin is not a type of insulin, it’s a drug called an oral hypoglycemic. 

Linagliptin works by blocking an enzyme in your body called DPP-4. This enzyme breaks down hormones, called incretins, that take glucose out of your blood. By stopping DPP-4 from working, linagliptin causes more glucose to be absorbed from your blood. It can also cause more insulin to be released from your pancreas too, further helping to lower your blood glucose levels. 

Tradjenta side effects & Tradjenta drug interactions

The most common side effects caused by Tradjenta include:

  • A stuffy or runny nose
  • A sore throat
  • A cough
  • Diarrhea

Sometimes, Tradjenta can cause more serious side effects. These include:

  • Heart failure
  • Severe allergic reactions to the medication that can cause anaphylaxis
  • Inflammation of your pancreas (pancreatitis), which can be severe, and in some cases, fatal
  • Very low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Joint pain that can become severe
  • Skin reactions that cause blisters and breakdown and loss of the outer layer of your skin

Tradjenta can interact with other medications, including: 

  • Insulin or any other medications for type 2 diabetes
  • Any anticonvulsant medications taken to reduce the chances of you having seizures, like carbamazepine, phenobarbital, or phenytoin
  • Rifampicin (Rifadin, Rimactane, Rifater, Rifamate), an antibiotic used to treat infections, like tuberculosis and legionellosis  

Tradjenta warnings & precautions

Don’t take Tradjenta if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient linagliptin
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Tradjenta (you can find these listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
  • Have type 1 diabetes (Tradjenta is for type 2 diabetes only)
  • Have diabetic ketoacidosis – a condition where high blood sugar causes high levels of ketones to build up in your body
  • Are under 18 years of age

Talk to your doctor before taking Tradjenta if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tradjenta 
  • Have or have ever had an inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

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The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.