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Janumet Side Effects
My husband is taking Janumet, which is controlling his diabetes. He now has mild diarrhea. What can he do reduce the side effects?
Taking Medicine Janumet 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 or Zitamet: Both are OK. Not Saltbut as far as I could tell on my computer. ...Read more
See link: http://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/metformin-sitagliptin,janumet.html This link offers info on medications you should not take or to be careful taking if you are on Janumet. Not sure if you are referring to prescription or OTC meds. Also good idea to discuss with your treating doctor. Hope this is helpful. Thanks for using Healthtap and hope your bronchitis is better soon. Dr R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking janumet 50/1000 twice in a day still my sugar level is 220 any better tablet you can advice me please?
Sorry, no.: I'm sure you've heard the advice: "Don't change your medication except on the advice of your physician." We are NOT your physician and it would be unprofessional for us to give you such specific advice. Talk to your doctor about diabetes medications and other ways (such as diet & exercise) you can control your blood sugar. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safe, however...: ... you should only take with regular monitoring by your doctor. Janumet is a combo-drug formed by adding sitagliptin (aka, Januvia) and metformin, hence the combo brand name (and combo price tag). It has a BLACK BOX WARNING for potential lactic acidosis which can occur due to metformin accumulation. This is rare, but fatal in 50% of cases, esp. in diabetics w/ kidney disease. Talk w/ your doctor. ...Read more
Possible.: But a major change like this should be reviewed with your doc. ...Read more
GLP -1 analogues: Janumex is a pill which combines januvia in addition to metformin so it combines two different ways glucose is lowered in your blood stream januvia lowers glucagon after eating and decreases blood glucose after eating and complements metformin which lowers mainly fastingsome adverse publicity around januvia related to pancreatitis the jury is still out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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