Alternative Option to Face Synjardy and Jentadueto Supply Shortages - CanadaDrugstore

Alternative Option to Face Synjardy and Jentadueto Supply Shortages

October 29,2020, Boehringer lngelheim (Canada) Ltd. and Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly Canada) Alliance informed pharmacies and patients about shortage of blood sugar lowering medications: Synjardy and Jentadueto.

What Is Synjardy?

Synjardy combines the power of 2 proven diabetes medications – Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Glucophage (metformin), and they work together to lower A1C along with diet and exercise.

What Is Jentadueto?

Jentadueto is a prescription medicine that contains 2 diabetes medicines, Tradjenta (linagliptin) and metformin. Together, these medicines help patients to achieve better blood sugar control.

The brand name of linagliptin in Canada is Trajenta.

What Is an Alternative Option?

If you are in a province that allows pharmacists to switch without a new prescription from a physician:






Important message for patients:

Above alternative medications, such as metformin,Jardiance and Tradjenta , are available from certified Canadian mail order pharmacies. These prescription products from our Canadian online pharmacy sponsor is much cheaper option compared to the medication from the U.S pharmacy.


The cause of the shortage is temporary and due to a production disruption related to COVID-19. It is not related to product quality or safety. It is anticipated to last an additional three to eight weeks, depending on the product and strength.

Compare prices with alternative option to Synjardy and Jentadueto and see the cost savings!



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