Janumet vs Metformin

Janumet
(Rx)
Metformin
(Rx)
Janumet is a diabetes medication.
Metformin is a diabetes medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
1.7
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
3.7
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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March 30, 2007
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,259 Discussions
491,655 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diabetes
Janumet is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for PCOS
#2 for Diabetes
#3 for Weight Loss
#5 for Weight Gain
#8 for Hyperglycemia
#10 for Acne
#11 for Prediabetes
Our data suggest that Metformin is taken for PCOS and Weight Issues, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Insulin Resistance.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Jan
Weight Loss
10
Weight Gain
7
Hypoglycemia
4
Nausea
4
Diarrhea
3
Insulin Resistance
3
Tiredness
3
Headaches
2
Dizziness
2
Stomach Problems
2
Met
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Diarrhea
2
Cramping
2
Stomach Problems
1
Headaches
1
Vomiting
1
Dizziness
1
Bloating
1
Bleeding
1
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Janumet
Jan
Metformin
Met
Weight Loss
Jan
Met
10
0
Weight Gain
Jan
Met
7
0
Hypoglycemia
Jan
Met
4
0
Nausea
Jan
Met
4
3
Diarrhea
Jan
Met
3
2
Insulin Resistance
Jan
Met
3
0
Tiredness
Jan
Met
3
3
Headaches
Jan
Met
2
1
Dizziness
Jan
Met
2
1
Stomach Problems
Jan
Met
2
1
Nausea
Met
Jan
3
4
Tiredness
Met
Jan
3
3
Diarrhea
Met
Jan
2
3
Cramping
Met
Jan
2
0
Stomach Problems
Met
Jan
1
2
Headaches
Met
Jan
1
2
Vomiting
Met
Jan
1
0
Dizziness
Met
Jan
1
2
Bloating
Met
Jan
1
0
Bleeding
Met
Jan
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Janumet during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Metformin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Janumet and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metformin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 50-500 mg
Tablet: 500 mg, 750 mg, 850 mg, 1000 mg
Solution: 500 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sitagliptin Phosphate/Metformin Hcl
Metformin Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Janumet and Metformin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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