|Synonims: Sitagliptin Phosphate|
Januvia is advised to people with diabetes type 2 who can't maintain normal sugar level by diet.
Januvia comes in tablets to be taken orally. Take it with or without food. Usual dosage is 100mg once a day.
You may need a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment or you may not be able to take this pill 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 pills should contact a doctor concerning the dosage and possibility of Januvia usage.