Every year, insurance plans update the list of drugs that they cover, also known as their formulary. That means that some drugs covered this year won’t be covered next year. (In fact, more and more drugs are excluded from formularies each year.) And drugs that are new to the market might be covered soon. If you rely on health insurance to pay for your medications, now’s a good time to pay attention. See More
Jentadueto (metformin and linagliptin) is used to lower blood sugar and treat type 2 diabetes. Jentadueto is slightly more popular than other gliptin/biguanide combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Jentadueto.
Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Jentadueto is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans.
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On August 28, 2015, the FDA issued a safety warning for a newer type of type 2 diabetes medication known as DPP-4 inhibitors or gliptins.
There have been reports that these medications can cause severe and possibly disabling joint pain.
Which medications contain gliptins (DPP-4 inhibitors)?
- Januvia (sitagliptin)
- Onglyza (saxagliptin)
- Tradjenta (linagliptin)
- Nesina (alogliptin)
- Janumet and Janumet XR (metformin and sitagliptin)
- Kombiglyze XR (saxagliptin and metformin)
- Glyxambi (empagliflozin and linagliptin)
- Jentadueto (metformin and linagliptin)
- Kazano (alogliptin and metformin)
- Oseni (alogliptin and pioglitazone)
Why was a FDA safety warning issued for gliptin medications?
The FDA issued the warning due to continued reports of severe joint pain associated with the use of gliptin medications. See More
For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.
What are Express Scripts and Caremark?
Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More