Janumet (Sitagliptin and Metformin Hydrochloride)

What conditions and diseases is Janumet used for the treatment or management of?

JANUMET is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus ...

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What are the active ingredients of Janumet?

The active ingredients in Janumet include:

What class of drug is Janumet?

Janumet belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Janumet Information Guide

Trade Name:
Generic Name of Janumet:
Sitagliptin and Metformin Hydrochloride
Availability of Janumet:
Prescription Drug

Janumet is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of:

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Janumet include:

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How is the dosage of Janumet calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Janumet. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

  • Recommended Dosing
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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Janumet?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Janumet for use, include the following:

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Would taking Janumet interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Janumet may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Janumet?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

  • Number of Patients (%)
  • Placebo
  • Sitagliptin
  • Metformin 500 mg
  • Metformin 1000 mg bid
  • Data pooled for the patients given the lower ...
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What are the inactive ingredients in Janumet?

The inactive ingredients contained in Janumet are:

  • Ferrosoferric oxide
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Polyethylene glycol
  • Polyvinyl alcohol
  • Povidone k29
  • 32
  • Ferric oxide red
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • Sodium stearyl fumarate
  • Talc
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Janumet

Company that labels Janumet:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Strength of Janumet:
500 mg/1; 50 mg/1
Form of Janumet:
Tablet (Film Coated)
How is Janumet taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Janumet is effective:
30th March, 2007


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