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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
4/3/2008 10:17:57 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been sick from the 3rd day. Stuffy nose, chest congestion, caugh, sore throat. I get almost well then it comes right back. Sugars are stable, a bit high in the mornings but overall better. NO LOWS. But I can't stand staying sick. I have also had 3 eye infections in the 2 months I've been on it. Not sure if it is related, but I've never had one before. Dr. is going to try me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/2/2008 1:33:31 PM

Reviewer: Nancy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I;ve been taking this drug for 4 months and have found out it has not been tested fully. There are now studies showing Januvia can compromise your immune system. Great, just one more thing to worry about.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/28/2008 10:51:53 AM

Reviewer: JerryJolley, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This drug has changed my life. I am 50 and had taked everything, Rosiglitozone, pioglitozone, gliburide, metformin, you name it. Nothng worked, my blood sugar always ran between 160 and up, hba1c 7.5 to 8.5. Now I take 1000mg metformin and 100(1tab) Januvia and HBA1C is 5 - 5.2 consistantly and I feel 10yrs younger. Saved my life!!!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/15/2008 3:25:58 PM

Reviewer: twogrannies00 , 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have taken 100 mg for a year. Even with an occasional cheat my BS levels are well within desired range, and my a1c is 6.4. Only side effect is mild constapation, which is cured with bran cereal. Clearly from other reviews this doesn't work for everyone, but for me it is a wonder drug. There are no crashes to worry about and no dangerous highs.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/15/2008 2:27:39 PM

Reviewer: Concerned Spouse, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband, age 71, was prescribed Januvia, 100 mg/day,in Dec 2007 in addition to the glipizide and metformin he was already taking. It did lower his BS somewhat—he saw more readings under 100 mg/dl and fewer over 220. On the downside, as the weeks went by, he was feeling more and more lethargic; had less energy; felt cold all the time, especially at night; experienced severe nocturnal leg crampin ... Show Full Comment

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