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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/7/2008 12:20:21 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
after starting Januvia my a1c levels jumped 2.5 to 3 points from prior readings so now my levels are in the 10.5 and 10.8 range. My bs readings went from the 200's to constantly over 400 sometimes off the meter. Developed acute abdominal pain, became lethargic, had breathing problems, GI tract problems, experienced chronic heart abnormalities and pain, night sweating, severe vision problems wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/26/2008 11:36:17 PM

Reviewer: Linda, Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had more sucess with this pill than any other diabtes pill avaible on the market today!!!!!!!!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/21/2008 8:47:24 AM

Reviewer: skrible81, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Januvia for about 1 months when I started having left neck swelling and excruciating pain which quickly affected the entire left side of my face to the point where I couldn't keep my left eye open. I had trouble swallowing. Ibuprofen helped the pain, but ultimately I had to quit Januvia.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/18/2008 6:49:10 PM

Reviewer: FuzzyFarm, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Woo hoo! No more debilitating diarrhea and stupor (glucophage & Metformin), no more excruciating pain, swelling and bloatedness (Actos), and no more blood sugar readings all over the chart! I am ecstatic and extremely pleased with Januvia! This drug is the first to successfully lower my blood sugar readings to within normal ranges after fasting and even after eating... and without any side ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/14/2008 1:13:20 PM

Reviewer: laura, 45-54 Female 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

Comment:
I have been on Januvia for 6 months. It took about 3 months for the sinus issues to clear. otherwise no other side effects. my a1c is 6.3% down from last test. the medication is working. I am very happy. it is costly even with insurance but Diabetes is so dangerous - it is worth it. dont give up, re: the initial side effects, they will go away.

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