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Januvia (Sitagliptin Phosphate), 50 mg, 28 pils, MSD / Merck Sharp & Dohme

Model 28 pils
Manufacturer MSD (Organon) India
Price:   $47.00

Januvia (Sitagliptin Phosphate), 50 mg, 28 pils, MSD / Merck Sharp & Dohme

Manufacturer: MSD / Merck Sharp & Dohme
Pharmaceutical name: Sitagliptin
Pack: 28 pills (50 mg)

Januvia (Sitagliptin) is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. It works by regulating the levels of insulin your body produces after eating.

Januvia is for people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Sitagliptin is sometimes used in combination with other diabetes medications, but is not for treating type 1 diabetes.

Januvia is only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes diet, exercise, weight control, and possibly other medications. It is important to use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.

To be sure this medication is helping your condition, your blood will need to be tested on a regular basis. Your kidney function may also need to be tested. It is important that you not miss any scheduled visits to your doctor.

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember (be sure to take the medicine with food if your doctor has instructed you to). If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take Januvia at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra Januvia to make up the missed dose.

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. You may have signs of low blood sugar, such as hunger, headache, confusion, irritability, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, tremors, sweating, fast heartbeat, seizure (convulsions), fainting, or coma.

Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are taking Januvia.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash. These could be signs of a serious side effect.