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Janumet Side Effects
My husband is taking Janumet, (sitagliptin and metformin) which is controlling his diabetes. He now has mild diarrhea. What can he do reduce the side effects?
Why?: There might be more details in the question that i'm missing but don't stop any meds without talking to your prescribing physician first. ...Read more
GLP -1 analogues: Janumex is a pill which combines januvia (sitagliptin) in addition to metformin so it combines two different ways glucose is lowered in your blood stream januvia (sitagliptin) lowers glucagon after eating and decreases blood glucose after eating and complements metformin which lowers mainly fastingsome adverse publicity around januvia (sitagliptin) related to pancreatitis the jury is still out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hi. Metformin and sitagliptin work via different mechanisms, and together are synergistic. So yes, more effective than one drug alone. Note even the combination may not be adequate for achieving tight control. Your doctor will follow your A1c response, and if it's in the mid-low 6's, you're good to go. A nice thing is Janumet (sitagliptin and metformin) by itself cannot cause hypoglycemia. Good luck! ...Read more
No. Need Insulin : Type 1 diabetes is a complete lack of Insulin thus Insulin must be given for survival. Symlin (pramlintide) is another injection that can be used with Insulin to treat type 1 diabetes. Amaryl+janumet and other oral medications are indicated for type 2 diabetes(insulin resistance). Please contact your physician for evaluation/clarification on your diagnosis/ treatment. Insulin/ symlin (pramlintide) also used in type 2 care. ...Read more
I need a prescription for Janumet 50/1000 60 tablets(take 2a day and I have a free 60 tablet voucher) and 60 tablets of glipizide 10 mg extended relea?
Taking Medicine Janumet (sitagliptin and metformin) 50/500, I found a Generic Substitute From Glenmark Pharma as Zitamet 50/500 same Saltbut cheaper in price, is it ok, safe and work same?
Janumet (sitagliptin and metformin) or Zitamet: Both are OK. Not Saltbut as far as I could tell on my computer. ...Read more
Possible.: But a major change like this should be reviewed with your doc. ...Read more