Trulicity a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Type 2 Diabetes - Overview
Trulicity is a prescription medication used along with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. Trulicity belongs to a group of drugs called called incretin mimetics. These work by stimulating the pancreas to secrete insulin when blood sugar levels are high. Insulin helps move sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is used for energy.
Trulicity is available as an injectable form to be given just under the skin, once a week. Trulicity can be administered at any time of day, with or without food.
Common side effects of Trulicity include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and decreased appetite.