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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
10/10/2015 6:17:32 AM

Reviewer: Missing Life, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Diagnosed 2/2015 and put on insulin and Metformin. I have had issues with Metformin from day one. A1C starting was 11.7. Change of diet, exercise and added Januvia a few months after. & months in and A1C is at 6 but steady abdominal issues continue to increase. This started before Januvia. Going to see about removing or reducing Metformin. My life is hell right now. Sure my sugar levels averag ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/3/2015 1:42:08 PM

Reviewer: The Jury is Out, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking expensive Januvia for six months and see no results.

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.

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