Adjunct to diet & exercise in adults w/ insufficiently controlled type 2 DM as monotherapy when metformin is inappropriate due to intolerance or CIs; in combination w/ other medicinal products for diabetes.
Discontinue use if pancreatitis is suspected. Not to be used in patients w/ type 1 DM or for diabetic ketoacidosis. Not recommended in patients w/ CHF NYHA class IV. Increased risk of hypoglycaemia in combination w/ sulfonylurea or insulin. GI effects; history of pancreatitis; diabetic retinopathy; bariatric surgery. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Severe renal & hepatic impairment. Not recommended in ESRD. Women of childbearing potential should use effective contraception. Not to be used during pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents <18 yr. Elderly ≥75 yr.