Januvia
(Sitagliptin Phosphate)

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Januvia 25mg
Januvia 25mg

Sitagliptin Phosphate

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of India

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Januvia 25mg
Januvia 25mg

Sitagliptin Phosphate

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

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Januvia 50mg
Januvia 50mg

Sitagliptin Phosphate

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

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Januvia 100mg
Januvia 100mg

Sitagliptin Phosphate

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

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Januvia 100mg
Januvia 100mg

Sitagliptin Phosphate

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Januvia 100mg
Januvia 100mg

Sitagliptin Phosphate

Manufactured by Merck Canada Inc

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Januvia 100mg
Januvia 100mg

Sitagliptin Phosphate

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Sitagliptin Phosphate 25mg
Sitagliptin Phosphate 25mg

Marketed as Sitagliptin in United Kingdom

Generic Equivalent of Januvia 25mg

Manufactured by Kappin

Product of United Kingdom

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Sitagliptin Phosphate 50mg
Sitagliptin Phosphate 50mg

Marketed as Istavel in India

Generic Equivalent of Januvia 50mg

Manufactured by Sun Pharma

Product of India

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Sitagliptin Phosphate 50mg
Sitagliptin Phosphate 50mg

Marketed as Sitagliptin in United Kingdom

Generic Equivalent of Januvia 50mg

Manufactured by Kappin

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

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Sitagliptin Phosphate 100mg
Sitagliptin Phosphate 100mg

Marketed as Istavel in India

Generic Equivalent of Januvia 100mg

Manufactured by Sun Pharma

Product of India

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Sitagliptin Phosphate 100mg
Sitagliptin Phosphate 100mg

Generic Equivalent of Januvia 100mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

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What Januvia is and what it is used for

Januvia contains the active substance sitagliptin which is a member of a class of medicines called DPP-4 inhibitors (dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors) that lowers blood sugar levels in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine helps to increase the levels of insulin produced after a meal and decreases the amount of sugar made by the body.

How to take Januvia

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The usual recommended dose is:  one 100 mg film-coated tablet  once a day  by mouth If you have kidney problems, your doctor may prescribe lower doses (such as 25 mg or 50 mg). You can take this medicine with or without food and drink. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine alone or with certain other medicines that lower blood sugar. Diet and exercise can help your body use its blood sugar better. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise recommended by your doctor while taking Januvia. If you take more Januvia than you should If you take more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately. If you forget to take Januvia If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you do not remember until it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine. If you stop taking Januvia Continue to take this medicine as long as your doctor prescribes it so you can continue to help control your blood sugar. You should not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor first. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. STOP taking Januvia and contact a doctor immediately if you notice any of the following serious side effects:
• Severe and persistent pain in the abdomen (stomach area) which might reach through to your back with or without nausea and vomiting, as these could be signs of an inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis). If you have a serious allergic reaction (frequency not known), including rash, hives, blisters on the skin/peeling skin and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing, stop taking this medicine and call your doctor right away. Your doctor may prescribe a medicine to treat your allergic reaction and a different medicine for your diabetes. Some patients have experienced the following side effects after adding sitagliptin to metformin:

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): low blood sugar, nausea, flatulence, vomiting

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): stomach ache, diarrhoea, constipation, drowsiness Some patients have experienced different types of stomach discomfort when starting the combination of sitagliptin and metformin together (frequency is common). Some patients have experienced the following side effects while taking sitagliptin in combination with a sulphonylurea and metformin:

Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people): low blood sugar

Common: constipation Some patients have experienced the following side effects while taking sitagliptin and pioglitazone:

Common: flatulence, swelling of the hands or legs Some patients have experienced the following side effects while taking sitagliptin in combination with pioglitazone and metformin:

Common: swelling of the hands or legs Some patients have experienced the following side effects while taking sitagliptin in combination with insulin (with or without metformin):

Common: flu

Uncommon: dry mouth Some patients have experienced the following side effects while taking sitagliptin alone in clinical studies, or during post-approval use alone and/or with other diabetes medicines:

Common: low blood sugar, headache, upper respiratory infection, stuffy or runny nose and sore throat, osteoarthritis, arm or leg pain

Uncommon: dizziness, constipation, itching

Rare: reduced number of platelets Frequency not known: kidney problems (sometimes requiring dialysis), vomiting, joint pain, muscle pain, back pain, interstitial lung disease, bullous pemphigoid (a type of skin blister)

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

How to Store Januvia

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the blister and the carton after ‘EXP’. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. Do not throw away medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

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