Review: could Janumet cause Blood triglycerides increased?
We study 3,173 people who have side effects while taking Janumet from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Blood triglycerides increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood triglycerides increased and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Janumet and have Blood triglycerides increased >>>
Janumet (latest outcomes from 3,385 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes.
Blood triglycerides increased
Blood triglycerides increased (latest reports from 449,230 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.
On Aug, 23, 2014: 3,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Janumet. Among them, 37 people (1.17%) have Blood Triglycerides Increased. They amount to 0.01% of all the 463,125 people who have Blood Triglycerides Increased on eHealthMe.
Time on Janumet when people have Blood triglycerides increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood triglycerides increased||20.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood triglycerides increased when taking Janumet * :
|Blood triglycerides increased||57.89%||42.11% |
Age of people who have Blood triglycerides increased when taking Janumet * :
|Blood triglycerides increased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.45%||6.90%||34.48%||55.17% |
Severity of Blood triglycerides increased when taking Janumet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood triglycerides increased||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood triglycerides increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood triglycerides increased||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 37.84%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 29.73%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 24.32%)
- Fibromyalgia (6 people, 16.22%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 13.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Crestor (11 people, 29.73%)
- Simvastatin (8 people, 21.62%)
- Lyrica (8 people, 21.62%)
- Januvia (8 people, 21.62%)
- Allopurinol (7 people, 18.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Janumet and have Blood Triglycerides Increased
- group for people who take Janumet
- group for people who have Blood Triglycerides Increased
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years ago):
Scott on Apr, 18, 2012:
I was prescribed Janumet (500mg) after a single A1C result of 7.1%. Two tables per day. This resulted in subsequent A1C readings of 5.7-5.8. However, after 6 months my Total Cholesterol had jumped from 179 to 221, and my LDL (bad) Cholesterol rose from 116 to 157. My doctor wanted to place me on cholesterol control medication, which I declined. I immediately stopped taking the Janumet because it was the only change that I'd made as a concession to my alleged diabetes diagnosis. After 3 months of not taking Janumet, my Total Cholesterol has dropped to 193 (back in healthy range <200) and my LDL Cholesterol has dropped to 124. So, YES, Janumet can quickly cause an unhealthy rise in LDL Cholesterol, which may return to normal without intervention (as in my case) by ceasing to take Janumet. Obviously, you should consult with your physician regarding any change in your medications. Simply reducing the dosage might result in eliminating this side-effect, while still providing the desired benefits of Janumet. My A1C results were stable at 5.7-5.8 while taking the medication, so does what it's supposed to do quite well.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Janumet, Blood triglycerides increased
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Lump in throat, swallowing problems, reflux
After 3 months, my total cholesterol went way down, but developed terrible throat problems. Like an ever-present lump that made it difficult to swallow. At night, discomfort with acid going up and down my throat all night, making it hard to sleep and breathe. Stopped taking Simvastatin on my own ...
- Allergic reaction to lipitor
Took 10mg of Atorvastatin for 3 days to reduce choldesterol LDL below 100. I felt peculiar from the first day, however by the 3rd dosage day I came home from work in a state of extreme pain in my hands and limbs. This rather quickly became systemic and I was unable to get out of bed. I was beyond ...
- Diarrhea for 4 years on ezetimibe
Had diarrhea for four years which stopped within 8 weeks of stopping the medication.
More reviews for: Janumet, Blood triglycerides increased
On eHealthMe, Janumet (metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate) is often used for diabetes. Find out below the conditions Janumet is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Janumet used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.