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What If I Take an Overdose?

In studies, large doses of sitagliptin caused changes in heart rhythm, especially a certain type of arrhythmia called QT prolongation.
If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Januvia Overdose for more information.)

How Should Sitagliptin Be Stored?

Sitagliptin should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take sitagliptin as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Generic Sitagliptin

There is currently no generic sitagliptin licensed for sale (see Generic Januvia).

Who Makes Sitagliptin?

Sitagliptin is made by Merck & Co, Inc.

Available Strengths

Sitagliptin tablets are available in three strengths:
  • Sitagliptin 25 mg
  • Sitagliptin 50 mg
  • Sitagliptin 100 mg.
Interestingly, the manufacturer of sitagliptin (Merck & Co, Inc.) has chosen to charge the same price for all three strengths.
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