Sitagliptin is used along with diet and exercise and sometimes with other medications to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Sitagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by your body and decreasing the amount of sugar made by your body.
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Overall: l started janumet 3 wks ago and my glucose reading are staying higher than before when l took invokana!...l was switched to janumet because a new dr. thought it was causing me to have a vaginal infection...well l still have vaginal infection plus my glucose reading are in the 250 range......By
Pros: It hasn't made a difference to me.
Cons: Not sure how it really works in combination to my Actos and Metformin XR AND insulin treatment...
Overall: Have been on Januvia 3 different times in the last 5 years - I feel it does not help in my meds cocktail. My older cousin was on it for 2 year sand felt the same way.By