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A 47-year-old male asked about a 82-year-old male:

86 year old male taking for long time tradjenta 5 mg for diabetes. recently read an article on this drug causes pancreatic issues. doctor said its ok as changing to metformin may reduce weight. need another opinion if i can change tradjenta?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
What you want to know is how many men your age gave reported problems. My guess is not many but ask your Dr who knows the data in folks like you who live and eat like you do.

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