Is Januvia and metformin the same?
Metformin is a generic drug that is sold by a variety of manufacturers under different brand names, while Januvia is a brand name drug that is not available in a generic form and is manufactured solely by Merck.
Is Januvia a good diabetic medicine?
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 used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
What does Januvia do to the body?
JANUVIA is a once-daily prescription pill. Along with diet and exercise, it helps significantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. When your body senses blood sugar is high, JANUVIA works to help lower it.
Can you take Metformin and Januvia at the same time?
No interactions were found between Januvia and metformin. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist.
Is there a substitute for Januvia?
Are there any other alternatives? Drugs in the sulfonylureas class, like Glucotrol (glipizide), glyburide, and Amaryl (glimepiride) work to help your body stimulate more insulin, and are commonly used for the treatment of diabetes.
Is Januvia a safe drug?
Overall safety results for Januvia were announced in June 2015 during the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions and showed no CV risk among a diverse group of patients taking the drug. A secondary analysis found that the drug did not increase the risk for heart failure among the T2D group.
Was Januvia taken off the market?
Merck & Company chose to continue marketing, promoting and selling Januvia (sitagliptin) as an effective and safe treatment for diabetes instead of pulling the medication from the medical marketplace or issuing stronger black box warnings.
Is there a cheaper version of Januvia?
It’s used to treat Type 2 diabetes. There is not a generic version of sitagliptin currently available on the market in the United States. The average retail price is $822.45. However, you can lower the price of Januvia to $310.97 by using SingleCare’s Januvia coupons at a local pharmacy that partners with SingleCare.
Does Januvia make you pee more?
Does Januvia (sitagliptin) make you urinate more? Januvia (sitagliptin) does not have an effect on how often you urinate like other medications, such as diuretics (water pill).
What are the side effects of taking zanamivir orally?
If you experience any of the following symptoms, or those mentioned in the SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS section, call your doctor immediately: 1 difficulty breathing 2 wheezing 3 shortness of breath 4 hives 5 rash 6 itching 7 difficulty swallowing 8 swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs 9 hoarseness
How old do you have to be to take zanamivir?
Zanamivir is used in adults and children at least 7 years of age to treat some types of influenza (‘flu’) in people who have had symptoms of the flu for less than 2 days.
How is Januvia used to treat type 2 diabetes?
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 treating people with type 2 diabetes. Januvia is sometimes used in combination with other diabetes medications, but is not for treating type 1 diabetes.
What kind of Inhaler do I need to take zanamivir?
Zanamivir comes with a plastic inhaler called a Diskhaler (device for inhaling powder) and five Rotadisks (circular foil blister packs each containing four blisters of medication). Zanamivir powder can only be inhaled using the Diskhaler provided.