Before consuming alcohol while taking Trulicity (dulaglutide), consult your prescribing physician, who will be able to determine more clearly the potential risks. Mayo Clinic states that drinking alcohol may result in low blood sugar, which is a problem that Trulicity works to fix. For this reason, it is critical to proceed with caution when thinking about consuming alcohol during treatment with Trulicity.
Can you drink alcohol if you have type 2 diabetes?
Trulicity is a medication doctors prescribe for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Sometimes, patients with type 2 diabetes may wonder whether or not it is safe to consume alcohol, either with or without a prescription medication.
According to a 2019 study, gender, ethnicity, and demographic factors should be taken into account when determining a diabetes diagnosis. These factors, along with alcohol consumption at various levels, may determine the effects alcohol has on a person with type 2 diabetes.
Before consuming alcohol, talk with your physician about potential side effects and risks, especially if you are taking a prescription drug, such as Trulicity.
Do the side effects of Trulicity go away?
For more information on the side effects of Trulicity, please visit our side effects page.