|Synonims: Sitagliptin Phosphate|
Januvia is suggested to patients with diabetes type two who can't maintain normal sugar level by diet.
Januvia comes in pills to be taken orally. Use it with or without food. Usual dosage is 100mg once a day.
You may need a dose adjustment or special monitoring during healing or you may not be able to take this drug at all if you have kidney or liver infection or if you have gastrointestinal problems. Januvia interact with the following products- phenytoin (Dilantin); tamoxifen (Nolvadex); tolbutamide (Orinase); torsemide (Demadex); fluvastatin (Lescol); a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin), heparin, ardeparin (Normiflo), dalteparin (Fragmin), danaparoid (Orgaran), enoxaparin (Lovenox), or tinzaparin (Innohep); (Activase), anistreplase (Eminase), dipyridamole (Persantine), streptokinase (Kabikinase, Streptase), ticlopidine (Ticlid), and urokinase (Abbokinase). Patients taking the above mentioned drugs should talk to a physician concerning the dose and possibility of Januvia usage.