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How effective is Januvia for Type 2 diabetes?





Summary: 148 Januvia users have rated its effectiveness for Type 2 diabetes.

Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5

This is a review of how effective Januvia (sitagliptin phosphate) is for Type 2 diabetes and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Januvia

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Januvia 19,552 users)

Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be treated by Metformin Hydrochloride, Metformin, Januvia, Glimepiride, Victoza, Glipizide. (latest reports from Type 2 Diabetes 92,762 patients)

On Dec, 22, 2014: 148 people are studied for taking Januvia in Type 2 diabetes




Januvia effectiveness for Type 2 diabetes


Long term Januvia effectiveness for Type 2 diabetes

Januvia effectiveness for Type 2 diabetes (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall23555488
Long term
(1+ years)
11527305

Gender of people who take Januvia for Type 2 diabetes * :

FemaleMale
Type 2 diabetes46.62%53.38%

Age of people who take Januvia for Type 2 diabetes * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Type 2 diabetes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.68%6.08%12.84%31.08%49.32%

Who find Januvia more effective for Type 2 diabetes?

Gender of people who find Januvia more effective * :

FemaleMale
Type 2 diabetes44.64%55.36%

Age of people who find Januvia more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Type 2 diabetes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.57%17.86%19.64%58.93%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • I have been on Januvia for about a week. I was constipated for the first two days then diarrhea for the last 5 days How long should this last?

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • also back pain, right side

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I have been experiencing jaw pain on the right side of my face, including the cheekbone area, and chest pain directly between my breasts in the sternum area. This chest pain goes through to my back. This started when I began taking Januvia for my Type 2 Diabetes about a month ago - my dosage is only 25mg.

    I'm curious whether others have experienced the same problems. Thank you.

    Reply

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