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Janumet

Description

Janumet is an oral combination medication used to control high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes patients who do not use insulin injection. It contains Sitagliptin and Metformin which helps to control blood sugar and improve the body’s natural response to insulin production respectively alongside proper diet and exercise.. 

Is Janumet the same as metformin?

Janumet contains both Sitagliptin and Metformin and can lower blood sugar more than metformin alone. 

What are the side effects of taking Janumet?

Common side effects of Janumet include nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhea, constipation, headache, weakness, back pain, joint or muscle pain, or cold symptoms such as runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, and sore throat.

Is Janumet safe to take?

A serious side effect called Lactic Acidosis (a buildup of an acid in the blood) can happen in people taking Janumet. This may be more likely if there are other medical conditions.  

What is the best time to take Janumet?

You can take Janumet once a day exactly as your doctor tells you. You can take it in the morning or evening, but it’s best to get into a routine of taking it at the same time each day.

Janumet 50mg/1000mg

Each tablet contains sitagliptin phosphate monohydrate equivalent to 50 mg of sitagliptin and 1,000 mg of metformin hydrochloride.

Janumet price

You can get Janumet at an affordable cost on drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy

Dosage

Janumet dosage

The maximum recommended daily dose of 100 mg sitagliptin and 2000 mg metformin hydrochloride (HCl). The exact dosage depends on your specific regimen. Most times the starting dosage is 50 mg sitagliptin/1000 mg metformin HCl twice daily. Always follow the prescription of your medical doctor

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Direction of Use

Janumet is administered orally twice daily with meals, with steady dose increment according to doctor’s prescription, to reduce the gastrointestinal side effects due to metformin. Janumet must not be split or divided before swallowing.

Content on Drugstore.ng should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.

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