Adjunct to diet & exercise to improve glycaemic control in patients w/ type 2 DM as monotherapy or in dual combination w/ metformin, sulphonylurea, thiazolidinedione or insulin when diet, exercise & a single antidiabetic agent do not result in adequate glycaemic control.
Discontinue if acute pancreatitis symptoms (persistent, severe abdominal pain) occur. Monitor liver function. Heart failure; avoid in moderate or severe. Pregnancy. Not to be used during lactation. Not recommended in childn <18 yr.