Review: could Januvia cause Bone and joint pain (Joint pain)?
Summary: Bone and joint pain is found among people who take Januvia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes.
We study 19,165 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA and social media. Among them, 315 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.
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Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 19,565 Januvia users)
Bone and joint pain
Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,887 Bone and joint pain patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 19,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia. Among them, 315 people (1.64%) have Bone And Joint Pain.
Time on Januvia when people have Bone and joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone and joint pain||38.54%||39.58%||9.38%||9.38%||3.12%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Januvia * :
|Bone and joint pain||57.83%||42.17% |
Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Januvia * :
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.40%||3.17%||15.48%||25.79%||55.16% |
Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Januvia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (82 people, 26.03%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (80 people, 25.40%)
- Hypertension (34 people, 10.79%)
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 5.71%)
- Multiple myeloma (16 people, 5.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (56 people, 17.78%)
- Lisinopril (47 people, 14.92%)
- Lantus (47 people, 14.92%)
- Toprol-xl (38 people, 12.06%)
- Metformin (36 people, 11.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Laurel (3 years ago):
Severe joint pain, hips, knees, elbows, thumbs! On it 2 yrs got progressively worse. Walking, sitting, standing, laying , EVERYTHING hurt. Saw ortho and only got anti inflamitories. Did not help! Took myself off Januvia and joint pain is GONE!
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karen (4 years ago):
i experienced a significant amount of bone pain after taking januvia for a year. it took another year for the pain to go away. i would strongly advise against taking januvia
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