Getting patients started

As you get your patients started on Trulicity®, here is some information that may help the conversation

As you get your patients started on Trulicity®, here is some information that may help the conversation

Give them the details:

  • It's once weekly1
  • It’s in an easy-to-use pen2
    • 94% of people said the Trulicity pen was easy to use. For additional information, click here
  • It helps release insulin when it's needed
  • It may cause some side effects*1
    • Many patients experience nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
    • There are additional serious side effects to discuss
  • There are two efficacious doses available1
    • The recommended starting dosage of Trulicity is 0.75 mg once a week
    • For patients requiring additional glycemic control, the dosage may be increased to 1.5 mg once a week
    • The amount to be dispensed can be written as "2 mL," "1 box," or "4 pens"

*Be sure to discuss the Boxed Warning and other appropriate warnings and precautions with the patient.

Give them a demonstration:

  • Explain the Instructions for Use
  • Show the demonstration pen
  • Let them practice

Watch how to use the Trulicity pen

For complete information on how to use the pen, click here.

Give them helpful savings card information:

The Trulicity Savings Card can save money for your patients who are eligible,* commercially insured, and are not eligible to receive governmental reimbursement for their prescriptions.

Eligible patients pay as little as $25 for each of the first 26 prescriptions. Lilly pays up to $150 per month, depending on insurance coverage. Other terms and conditions apply.

Each card has a unique ID number. Please do not make copies.

E-mail address is required to e-mail card.

References

1. Trulicity [Prescribing Information]. Indianapolis, IN: Lilly USA, LLC; 2015.

2. Data on file, Lilly USA, LLC. TRU20140910L.