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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/24/2015 7:23:54 PM

Reviewer: Donna M, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within a couple of days of starting the medication, I began having headaches and upper respiratory issues. I took the drug for 2 weeks & discontinued as the side effects were becoming debilitating. Within 24-36 hours of discontinuing the drug, the side effects went away. I would not recommend this drug due to the side effects. However, it did bring my blood sugar numbers down from the low-20 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/23/2015 1:50:47 PM

Reviewer: Rip, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
it almost sent me to ER. my heart rate went very high? Also was not effective. Dangerous stuff!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/15/2015 2:39:18 PM

Reviewer: TerriC, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
taken for one month in efforts to control out of control blood sugar levels. Immediately noticed increased thirst to the point it became severe - me carrying a 32 ounce glass full and drinking it constantly (up to two gallons a day of liquid) and yeast infection appeared. Changed medication to another brand. Was not a good experience at all! Weight gain because of excessive fluid intake.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/22/2015 4:46:22 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Where do I start. I have been taking Januvia for about 7 years. Started out good controlling sugar levels with my insulin. Gradually over time the symptoms have gotten worse. I am tired all the time. Muscle pain and weakness. Congested all the time. Trouble breathing. Trouble sleeping. Blurry vision. Constipation. Swelling of legs and feet. I have also gained about 40 lbs since I started taking it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/25/2015 1:13:23 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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