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Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar...
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Janumet vs Metformin

Janumet
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Other name: Janumet 50 1000 (Janumet 50 1000)
Other name: Glucophage (Glucophage)
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Sitagliptin/metformin (trade name Janumet) is an anti-diabetic drug, being a combination drug of sitagliptin (a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor) and metformin...
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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Sitagliptin/metformin (trade name Janumet) is an anti-diabetic drug, being a combination drug of sitagliptin (a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor) and metformin...
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About Metformin
Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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were: on occasion would get diarrhea and constipation...
" ...a placebo and Metformin. Dr. switch me to Janumet due to allergic reaction to various vendors version of Generic Metformin. The only side effects were: on occasion would get diarrhea and... "

the Janumet and just go back to metformin alone, which will...
" ...were just too expensive. Oh, Dr said that if my A1C still looks good next three month check, she'll try taking me off the Janumet and just go back to... "

family doctor has taken me off of Metformin and put me on...
" My family doctor has taken me off of Metformin and put me on Janumet. I was having lots of problems with nausea with the Metformin. But when I checked on my insurance site it shows... "

the energy the phen gives. has boosted my mood which helps...
" I'm on Janumet(januvia and metformin) 1000 twice ...a problem with the metformin for me. I can deal with it, especially because of the energy the phen gives. has boosted my mood which helps big time.... "

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have been facing problems of indigestion and constipatio...
" ...TIA stroke in December 2010. My diabetese medicine was changed from Pioglar Metformin 500 twice a day to Janumet(Januvia Metformin) 50 1000 twice a day in around March 2011. I have since lost... "

I have noticed a FAST heartbeat, irritability / sadness...
" ...is Januvia combined with metformin- dosage: 50/1000 twice a day. I have noticed a FAST heartbeat, irritability / sadness, higher levels in BS. ...I AM GOING OFF JANUMET. Most noticeable side effect is... "

tformin in it but I have not had any side effects from it...
" ...just a harmless tumor....... Also I switched from Metformin due to the gas and upset stomach to Janumet and it agrees very well with me......it does have Metformin in it but I have not had any... "

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around 150. I am wondering why I am becoming hypoglycemic...
" ...medication to Janumet 50/1000mg metformin twice a day one at breakfast and one at dinner time. However, every morning I am becoming hypoglycemic. But my fasting blood sugars are still averaging... "

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o back to metformin but this keeps my count down if any i...
" ...i started to take janumet 50mg and started to have to urinated 3-4 times @ hour my md toled me stop and go back to... "

and metformin. Never had any side affects and my readings...
" It's expensive, but Janumet worked great for me till I lost my ...combination of januevia and metformin.... "

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