Assessment report for Trulicity (dulaglutide) 25 September 2014, EMA/CHMP/524604/2014.
"Dulaglutide is a recombinant protein. No risk to the environment from the use of dulaglutide is expected."
Fass environmental information for Trulicity from Lilly (downloaded 2019-10-15).
Användning av aminosyror, proteiner och peptider bedöms inte medföra någon miljöpåverkan.
According to the European Medicines Agency guideline on environmental risk assessments for pharmaceuticals (EMA/CHMP/SWP/4447/00), vitamins, electrolytes, amino acids, peptides, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids proteins, vaccines and herbal medicinal products are exempted because they are unlikely to result in significant risk to the environment.
Even though biomolecules, such as vaccines and hormones, are exempted they should still be regarded as biologically active.
Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm