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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Januvia oral.

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/3/2007 7:54:33 PM

Reviewer: John, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
No real difference, Metforman still most effective for me. I've stopped it after 3 months.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/25/2007 5:22:28 PM

Reviewer: hamhock62, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It's not as effective as Avandia in controlling my blood sugar but on the other side Avandia is thought to cause congestive heart failure. This drug is extremely expensive and is not covered by Medicare.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/17/2007 10:30:55 AM

Reviewer: bettielittle, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Since using Januvia, my blood sugars are not dropping below normal which was the original problem. They are now going above normal ranging from 140 to 300. This drug was suppose to manage the glucose levels, both high and lows, but it is not effective in controlling the highs.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/15/2007 12:18:33 AM

Reviewer: rlbrid, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since being on this the glucose levels are not controlled. I had to be off Avandia, and now this new med in ineffetive!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/12/2007 4:32:51 PM

Reviewer: ambassador1122, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was on another medication for type 2 diabetes and it didnot work for me. My doctor didn't want to take me off of it because he said it work for most people. Well, I change Doctors and the new Doctor stated me on Januvia 50 mg in the AM and 50 in the PM and it started to work at the end of the week, no side effects, my number was very close to normal and I feel GREAT . I even lost weight whil ... Show Full Comment

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