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Polymorphic form

Mix of form A & B

Therapeutic Area

Alimentary tract & metabolism



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Polpharma API characteristics:

  • Mixture of anhydrous crystalline form A and B, same as originator
  • Good control of impurity profile by handling 4 chemical steps in-house (2 isolated intermediates)
  • PSD tailored to FDF needs

Drug description:

Linagliptin is an anti-diabetic agent and anti-hyperglycemic agent.
Linagliptin is indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycemic control in adults.
It is formulated as tablets and film coated tablets for oral route of administration.

Mechanism of action:

Linagliptin acts as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor. The enzyme DPP-4 cleaves dipeptides from the N-terminal ends and interferes with the plasma level of bioactive peptides. Increase free fatty acid influx promotes liver inflammation. The drug candidate by inhibiting DPP-4 reduces the level of inflammatory cytokines such as TNF-alpha and interferon-gamma.

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