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Could bitter melon by tablets work for people with type 2 diabetes so they don't have to take januvia, (sitagliptin) metformin or any pharmacist medication?
Diabetes: The most important thing with Diabetes is to tightly control your blood glucose. There are many natural and prescription medications out there, but the disease will slowly take its toll on your body, even under good control, eventually. I encourage you to NOT make decisions about your medication regimen, and to see an Endocrinologist for control of your diabetes, or you may suffer consequences! ...Read more
No one knows: For pregnancy, animals studies show no risk or adverse fetal effects, but controlled human first trimester studies have not been done. No evidence of 2nd or 3rd trimester risk. There are no studies re: breastfeeding, so caution is advised. Talk w/your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a side effect to januvia, (sitagliptin) one that messes with your allergies or sinus, if so does it last forever or not?
Rhino sinusitis: I assume by saying allergies, you mean nasal congestion, runny / itchy nose and sneezing. I think your assumption of januvia (sitagliptin) causing allergies or sinus symptoms is not correct. Medication allergies present differently like skin rashes, throat closing... And it goes away after you stop taking the medication. You may need to see a doctor for diagnosis & treatment of probably allergic rhino sinusitis. ...Read more