Sitagliptin (Januvia) is here to help you lower your blood sugar levels and to get your diabetes under control.
What is Sitagliptin (Januvia), and what does it do?
Sitagliptin (Januvia) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which the body does not produce enough insulin or the insulin produced does not function properly. This can result in high blood sugar levels. Sitagliptin (Januvia) works by increasing the amount of insulin produced by your body. Insulin is the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels.
Sitagliptin (Januvia) is a DPP-4 inhibitor that increases the amount of insulin produced by your body. DPP-4 inhibitors help the body increase the level of the hormone, insulin, produced after meals, which lowers blood sugar. Insulin aids in the movement of sugar from the blood into the tissues, where it can be used to produce energy and keep blood sugar levels stable.
What dosages of Sitagliptin (Januvia) are available?
The following are available dosages and forms of Sitagliptin (Januvia):
- 25 mg
- 50 mg
- 100 mg
What side effects are common with taking Sitagliptin (Januvia)?
The most common side effects of Sitagliptin (Januvia) are:
Some people experience more serious side effects from Sitagliptin (Januvia), including:
- Swelling of the groin or perineal area
- Severe stomach pains
If you are taking Sitagliptin (Januvia), and you start to experience side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Does Sitagliptin (Januvia) interact with other medications?
Sitagliptin (Januvia) has been known to interact poorly with other medications, supplements and herbs.
When taking Sitagliptin (Januvia), you should avoid taking:
- Insulin or other diabetes medicines
- Ketoconazole or other fungal medicines
Who should NOT take Sitagliptin (Januvia)?
Not all people can take Sitagliptin (Januvia). Sitagliptin (Januvia) may not be a good choice if you:
- Are allergic to Sitagliptin or similar medications
- Have pancreatic problems
- Have gallstones
- Are suffering with alcoholism
- Have kidney problems
- Are pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What drugs are similar to Sitagliptin (Januvia)?
Other drugs that are similar to Sitagliptin (Januvia) include:
Does Sitagliptin (Januvia) have a generic form?
Sitagliptin is a generic drug that is prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. Januvia is its brand name form.
What is the price of Sitagliptin (Januvia) without insurance?
The average retail price of Sitagliptin (Januvia) without insurance is $633.50.
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