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:

  • In a study, ninety-four percent (94%) of people said it was “easy to use”*1
  • It helps control your blood sugar2
    • Trulicity can help lower A1C and blood glucose levels
  • It’s once-weekly2
  • With Trulicity, patients may lose some weight2
    • Although Trulicity is not a weight loss drug, many people in clinical trials experienced weight loss after taking Trulicity

*In a study, 94% of people said the Trulicity Pen was easy to use.1 People with type 2 diabetes, caregivers of people with diabetes, and healthcare professionals who treat diabetes participated in a study on the safe and effective use of the Trulicity Pen and the instructions for the Trulicity Pen. One hundred and twenty-seven of 128 people completed a questionnaire on their experience using the pen and the instructions. One of the questions asked in the questionnaire included, “overall easy to use the medication delivery device."

Recommended starting dose is 0.75 mg. Dose can be increased to 1.5 mg [for additional glycemic control].

Give them a demonstration

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

Watch how to use the Trulicity Pen

Play

Consider administering the patient’s first dose of Trulicity while they are in your office.

Help your patients save money using the Trulicity Savings Card

Your patients may pay as little as $25 for each of their first 26 prescriptions. Lilly pays up to $150 per month, depending on insurance coverage.

To be eligible* for the Trulicity Savings Card patients must be commercially insured and not eligible to receive governmental reimbursement for their prescriptions. Other terms and conditions apply.

* Eligibility Criteria

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

Email address is required to email card.


Let them know that some patients may experience side effects2

  • Many patients experience nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Discuss the Boxed Warning and other warnings/precautions as appropriate for your patient

If your patients experience nausea, here are some tips that may help them3,4:

  • Eat smaller meals
  • Stop eating food when they feel full
  • Avoid fried or fatty foods
  • Try food or drinks containing ginger

Indication and Important Safety Information 
WARNING: POTENTIAL RISK OF THYROID TUMORS INCLUDING THYROID CANCER

Indication and Important Safety Information 
WARNING: POTENTIAL RISK OF THYROID TUMORS INCLUDING THYROID CANCER

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