What is Januvia 100 mg?
Januvia is a medication that is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It is used to lower blood glucose levels by increasing the amount of insulin produced after a meal and lowering the amount of sugar made by the body.
How does Januvia work?
The active ingredient is sitagliptin. Sitagliptin works by inhibiting the DPP-4 enzyme, which ultimately lowers blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.
How do you take Januvia?
Always take this medication exactly as it has been prescribed to you by your doctor.
Take ONE tablet daily with water as prescribed by your doctor.
Your doctor may alter your dosage, so it’s important that you speak to your doctor about this medication.
How effective is Januvia?
Januvia is a clinically proven way of treating type 2 diabetes. In addition to taking this medication, you need to talk to your doctor about dietary changes and exercise routines you can implement.
What are the side effects of Januvia?
Like all medicines, Januvia can cause side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These side effects are typically mild to moderate and only last a short period of time. The most common side effects of Januvia are low blood sugar, constipation and flatulence.
For other side effects, please see the patient information leaflet.