Is there a generic Tradjenta available? How can patients save money on Tradjenta?

Written by Gabriel Levitt, MA | Posted marzo 19, 2019 | Updated diciembre 03, 2020

Tradjenta (Linagliptin) is used along with diet and exercise and sometimes with other medications to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances that lower blood sugar when it is high.

Unfortunately, there is currently no generic version (i.e. therapeutic equivalent) of Tradjenta available in the United States. In the U.S., generic equivalents can only be approved and distributed once the patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for medication expires. The patent for Tradjenta does not expire until 2019.

However, even though a generic version is not available in U.S. pharmacies, there may be affordable options available.

Buy Tradjenta from Verified Online Pharmacies

Tradjenta is legally manufactured and available for sale in other countries and can be purchased from verified online pharmacies. You can search verified pharmacies that list prices on


Currently, a 90-day supply of Tradjenta 5 mg can cost you around $1362 ($15.14 per pill) at your local U.S pharmacy. You can find Tradjenta 5 mg for as low as $1.42 per pill by comparing prices on That's a 91% discount vs. Tradjenta sold in the U.S.

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Other Ways to Save Money on Tradjenta

If you prefer to shop at your local U.S. pharmacy, just scroll to the bottom of the Tradjenta price comparison page and enter your ZIP Code to find the discounts available in your area. When you choose a pharmacy, just click the price to print your U.S. Prescription Discount Card and you are all set to obtain your discount at the pharmacy of your choice. also offers a search tool for patient assistance programs. Many pharmaceutical companies offer aid with the cost of medications through patient assistance programs.

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