Type 2 DM as monotherapy in adults inadequately controlled by diet & exercise alone & for whom metformin is inappropriate due to intolerance or CI. Add-on combination therapy w/ glucose-lowering drugs eg, insulin when together w/ diet & exercise is inadequate.
Not to be administered IV or IM. Not to be used in type 1 DM or for diabetic ketoacidosis. Discontinue use if acute pancreatitis occurs. Not recommended in severe GI disease eg, severe gastroparesis. Increased risk of hypoglycaemia. CHF. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Not recommended in ESRD. Not recommended during pregnancy. Not to be used during lactation. Childn <18 yr.