Januvia

1 What is Januvia?

Brand: Januvia

Generic: Sitagliptin

Januvia is a drug which is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This drug is available as 100 mg, 25 mg and 50 mg tablets.

Instructions:

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following:

  • Allergy to sitagliptin
  • Kidney disease
  • Disease of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Pregnancy or lactation

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as prescribed by your doctor or as stated on the package label.

Interactions:

Tell your doctor about prescription, nonprescription drugs and herbal products you may use with Januvia.

Side Effects:

There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.

Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling

Warnings:

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following:

  • Allergy to sitagliptin
  • Kidney disease
  • Disease of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Pregnancy or lactation
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