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Precautions and Warnings With Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release

Who Should Not Take Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release?

You should not take sitagliptin and metformin extended-release if you:
 
  • Have kidney disease.
     
  • Have metabolic acidosis or diabetic ketoacidosis (a buildup of acids in the body). Diabetic ketoacidosis should be treated with insulin.
     
  • Are going to have a medical procedure where you will be given an injectable dye or contrast agent.
     
  • Are allergic to Janumet XR, metformin, sitagliptin, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which this medication should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with sitagliptin and metformin extended-release that may apply to you.
 
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