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Janumet XR

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Had pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
  • Congestive heart failure or other heart problems
  • A history of a heart attack or stroke
  • Gallstones
  • Plans for a surgery or medical procedure, including x-rays or procedures where you will be given an injection of dye or contrast agent
  • A condition called metabolic acidosis or have had diabetic ketoacidosis (increased ketones in your blood or urine)
  • Low vitamin B12 levels (pernicious anemia)
  • A history of alcoholism or if you drink alcohol often
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
   
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Janumet XR Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose with Janumet XR can cause dangerously low blood sugar levels and other potentially serious symptoms. It is important to seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much of this or any other medication.
 
(Click Janumet XR Overdose for more information.)
 
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