Is janumet good for diabetes?
Regarding this, is janumet the same as metformin?
🤑😀😈 Metformin is an oral medication that lowers blood glucose (sugar) by influencing the body's sensitivity to insulin and is used for treating type 2 diabetes. Janumet (metformin and sitagliptin) is used to reduce blood glucose (sugar) levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
🤑😀😈 Subsequently, question is, how does Janumet work in diabetes? Sitagliptin and metformin work together to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. JANUMET helps to improve the levels of insulin after a meal. JANUMET decreases the amount of sugar made by the body. JANUMET works when blood sugar is high, especially after a meal.
🤑😀😈 Subsequently, question is, can janumet cause high blood sugar?
🤑😀😈 Janumet should be used along with diet and exercise to control blood glucose (sugar) levels. When this occurs, glucose can build up in the blood causing high levels. High levels of glucose in the blood can lead to medical complications including eye and foot problems, heart disease and kidney disease.
🤑😀😈 What are the side effects of taking Janumet?
🤑😀😈 The most common side effects of JANUMET XR include:
- stuffy or runny nose and sore throat.
- upper respiratory infection.
- low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) when used in combination with certain medications, such as a sulfonylurea or insulin.
- gas, upset stomach, indigestion.
- nausea and vomiting.