Question: When should I take Janumet?

If you have been prescribed a combination tablet of sitagliptin with metformin (brand Janumet®) you should take one tablet twice a day, after meals. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember (unless it is nearly time for your next dose, in which case leave out the missed dose).

Can Janumet be taken at night?

You can take Januvia in the morning or at night, but its best to get into a routine of taking it at the same time each day. Januvia can be taken with or without food. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.

How long does it take for Janumet to work after you take it?

Depending on the dose, the medication starts working within 4 to 5 days, but the full effects of Janumet (sitagliptin / metformin) can take up to a few weeks in lowering your blood sugar and improving your A1c level.

Can Janumet be taken once a day?

JANUMET XR should be administered with food to reduce the gastrointestinal side effects associated with the metformin component. JANUMET XR should be given once daily with a meal preferably in the evening. JANUMET XR should be swallowed whole. The tablets must not be split, crushed, or chewed before swallowing.

Is Janumet safe?

FDA Warnings and Post-Market Safety Studies The most serious side effects associated with Januvia and Janumet are acute pancreatitis and severe joint pain. In 2009, the FDA received 88 reports of acute pancreatitis linked to Januvia and Janumet — some of which were fatal.

Can Janumet be stopped?

Do not take JANUMET if: need to be stopped for a short time. Talk to your doctor about when you should stop JANUMET and when you should start JANUMET again.

Can you just stop taking Janumet?

Do not take JANUMET if: need to be stopped for a short time. Talk to your doctor about when you should stop JANUMET and when you should start JANUMET again.

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