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Available by prescription only, sitagliptin/simvastatin is a drug used to treat high cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes. This tablet contains two active ingredients, one that helps to control blood sugar levels and one that helps to lower cholesterol. Although this can be an effective medicine, it may not be suitable for some people who are taking certain medications or who have certain medical conditions.
What Is Sitagliptin/Simvastatin?Sitagliptin/simvastatin (Juvisync®) is a prescription combination medication. It contains sitagliptin (Januvia®), a type 2 diabetes medication, and simvastatin (Zocor®), a "statin" cholesterol medication.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, sitagliptin/simvastatin may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
- Upper respiratory tract infections, such as the common cold
- Abdominal (stomach) pain.