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Januvia® (sitagliptin) is a prescription medicine approved to treat high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of drugs called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors that work by decreasing the amount of glucose produced by the liver and increasing insulin production in response to meals. Januvia comes in tablet form and is generally taken once daily. While most people tolerate this medication well, potential side effects include runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, and headaches.
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