Diabetes Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Diabetic Drug Information -- Januvia

If you are a person with type 2 diabetes, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Januvia® (sitagliptin). This oral diabetic drug is sold in three different strengths and comes in the form of a tablet that is taken once a day to help keep blood sugar levels under control. At this time, it is available only as a brand-name product.
 
In clinical studies, the most common side effects reported with this medicine included:
 
However, most people tolerate Januvia well; if side effects do occur, they tend to be minor and easy to treat. Before starting treatment with this diabetic drug, your healthcare provider will need up-to-date information on your health situation, including any allergies or medical conditions you have, as well as any drugs you take (including prescription and nonprescription products).
 
(Click Januvia for a complete overview of this diabetes drug. This article provides information on how Januvia works, other potential side effects, and how to take your dosage.)
 
Type 2 Diabetes: Fact or Fiction
Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.