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Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release Information

Sitagliptin and metformin extended-release (Janumet® XR) is a medicine licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults. By reducing the amount of sugar made by the liver and increasing the production of insulin in response to meals, this combination medication can help lower blood sugar levels.
 
By using sitagliptin and metformin extended-release, you may be able to lower blood sugar levels enough to reduce your risk of developing complications related to diabetes, such as heart, nerve, eye, or kidney problems. Dosing information for this product calls for taking it once daily, ideally with your evening meal to avoid an upset stomach.
 
Although this drug is generally well tolerated, side effects are possible. Some of the most common reactions include headaches, diarrhea, and common cold symptoms.
 
(Click Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release for more information on this diabetes medication, including how it works, what strengths are available, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.)
 
 

Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release Information

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