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1519223 tn?1500816586 Janumet Januvia and Janumet are prescription drugs that belong to a group of Type 2 diabetes drugs called incretin therapies. Studies link these drugs to an increased risk of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Januvia (sitagliptin) is an oral medication manufactured by Merck & Co. The drug was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2006 and is one of the most popular Type 2 diabetes drugs on the market.
Avatar f tn While on Byetta your Doctor should keep an eye on your kidney function my Doctor told me to contact him if I developed severe stomach pains (this could be pancreatitis but is very rare). It has lowered my blood glucose levels but I have been making an effort to exercise more recently too which is very important .
Avatar f tn While on the Internet, check out the stories about Januvia/Janumet, a form of insulin which has been said to cause pancreatitis. If you are taking medication for anything, especially high blood pressure and/or cholesterol, please be alert to the possibility of increased blood glucose readings. The Internet is also full of info on drug-induced diabetes.
Avatar m tn Finally, after suffering with this pain, I went to the er the next day and was admitted for acute pancreatitis. Needless to say, I don't advocate the use of Victoza. The only plus of using the medication was the weight loss, although, I'm not sure it was worth all the pain.