Indication for JANUVIA

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Indication for JANUVIA

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JANUVIA (jah-NEW-vee-ah) is a once-daily prescription pill that, along with diet and exercise, helps lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.

JANUVIA should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or with diabetic ketoacidosis (increased ketones in the blood or urine). If you have had pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), it is not known if you have a higher chance of getting it while taking JANUVIA.

JANUVIA (jah-NEW-vee-ah) is a once-daily prescription pill that, along with diet and exercise, helps lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.

JANUVIA should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or with diabetic ketoacidosis (increased ketones in the blood or urine). If you have had pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), it is not known if you have a higher chance of getting it while taking JANUVIA.

 

Want to talk to your doctor
about JANUVIA?

Here are some tips.

Ask Your Doctor About JANUVIA® (sitagliptin) tablets

Have you just started or are you currently taking JANUVIA? Your doctor is there to help answer your questions.

Here are some tips for preparing for your doctor visit and questions to consider about your A1C goals and JANUVIA.

Bring the following along:

  • A list of all the medicines that you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements, or take them along with you
  • Notes on your diet and exercise routine, as well as how you’ve been feeling

Questions about JANUVIA:

  • Can JANUVIA help lower my blood sugar (A1C)?
  • How do I take JANUVIA?
  • What are the possible risks and side effects of JANUVIA?
  • Can my blood sugar go too low while taking JANUVIA?
  • Do I still have to manage my diet and exercise routine while taking JANUVIA?
  • If I'm already taking metformin, how might another medicine like JANUVIA help me?

Discuss your A1C goals:

  • I am doing everything I've been told to do, but I'm still not reaching my A1C goal. Why?
  • What is my current A1C?
  • What is my goal A1C?

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You may be able to take advantage of prescription savings on JANUVIA. Eligible, privately insured patients may pay as little as $5 per prescription on each of up to 12 qualifying prescriptions.

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Indication for Januvia

JANUVIA (jah-NEW-vee-ah) is a once-daily prescription pill that, along with diet and exercise, helps lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.

JANUVIA should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or with diabetic ketoacidosis (increased ketones in the blood or urine). If you have had pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), it is not known if you have a higher chance of getting it while taking JANUVIA.

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Serious side effects can happen in people who take JANUVIA, including pancreatitis, which may be severe and lead to death. Before you start taking JANUVIA, tell your doctor if you've ever had pancreatitis. Stop taking JANUVIA and call your doctor right away if you have pain in your stomach area (abdomen) that is severe and will not go away. The pain may be felt going from your abdomen through to your back. The pain may happen with or without vomiting. These may be symptoms of pancreatitis.