Review: could Januvia cause Bone and joint pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,118 people who take Januvia. Among them, 315 have Bone and joint pain. See who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Januvia (latest outcomes from 19,516 users) has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in type 2 diabetes, diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Januvia include blood glucose increased, pancreatitis, nausea, pancreatitis aggravated, rashes.
Bone and joint pain
Bone and joint pain (latest reports from 783,609 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 19,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia. Among them, 315 people (1.65%) 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 (2 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 (3 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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