Both Sitagliptin and Linagliptin are  a class of oral hypoglycemics that block DPP-4 (DPP-IV). They can be used to treat diabetes mellitus type 2.  Linagliptin is good add-on medicine for controlling your blood sugar, but may cause body aches.

Drugs belonging to this class are:

Side effects of Linagliptin include:

  • back pain,

  • lung infection,

  • cough,

  • headache,

  • joint pain.

Side effects of Sitagliptin include:

  • abdominal pain,

  • diarrhea,

  • the common cold.