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Janumet 50+1000mg


Janumet 50/1000mg Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, Get fast delivery.

Strength 50+1000 Mg
USA Brand Name Janumet
Generic Name Sitagliptin + Metformin Hcl.
Manufacturer Merck & Co (American pharmaceutical company)
Delivery Time 10 – 12 Working days


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Janumet 50/1000mg Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Patients are advised to maintain a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

What is Janumet 50mg/1000mg Tablet?

Janumet 50/1000mg Tablet is a drug prescribed to patients with type 2 diabetes. It helps in reducing the blood sugar level in the body. It is classified under DDP-4 inhibitor class of medications. It is taken with diet and regular exercise and is sometimes prescribed along with other medications. It comes as a tablet and is consumed orally. However, note that it is used to lower blood sugar levels only and not to cure diabetes in itself.

Janumet 50 Mg/1000 Mg Tablet is not used for treating type 1 diabetes and is not advised for people with high blood ketone levels. You should consult your doctor before you use Janumet 50 Mg/1000 Mg Tablet if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, have any kidney problems. It is also not advised for people that have a history of conditions like gallstones, Angioedema or swelling of pancreas.

How to Take Janumet 50mg/1000mg Tablet?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Janumet 50 mg/1000 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Mechanism Action of Janumet 50mg/1000mg?

Janumet 50 mg/1000 mg Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Sitagliptin and Metformin. They help your pancreas produce more insulin, facilitate effective use of insulin by the body, and reduce excess sugar that your liver makes. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

Drug interaction of Janumet 50mg/1000mg

Drugs that interact with Metformin + Sitagliptin combination include the following:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Cetirizine
  • Diatrizoate
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Iohexol
  • Iopamidol
  • Iopromide

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

Side Effects of Janumet 50mg/1000mg

The following are the most common side effects of Metformin + Sitagliptin:

  • Indigestion
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Lack of strength

Warning of Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet

Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Metformin + Sitagliptin combination or similar drugs.

Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.

Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.

Keep the medication out of reach of children.

Consult the doctor immediately if you experience muscle pain, numbness in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, nausea with vomiting or dizziness.

You are advised not to take Metformin + Sitagliptin combination if it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.

The foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

Precaution of Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet

You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood sugar better than metformin alone.

Blood sugar is controlled throughout the day, including after meals.

Chances of weight gain and low blood sugar are lesser as compared to other diabetes medicines.

Take with meals to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.

Monitor your blood sugar regularly.

Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, or persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain.

Janumet 50mg/1000mg Dosage

Adult- PO- for Native Patients- The recommended starting dose is metformin 50 mg & sitagliptin/500 mg twice daily.

The starting dose in patients already treated with metformin should provide sitagliptin dosed as 50 mg twice daily (100 mg total daily dose) and the dose of metformin already being taken.

Uses of Janumet 50mg/1000mg

Metformin + Sitagliptin combination is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in conjunction with diet and exercise for effective glycaemic control.

Metformin + Sitagliptin combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

Storage of Janumet 50mg/1000mg

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.


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