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Januvia

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5.3  Effectiveness
2.6  Side Effects
4.9  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Januvia side effects and 2 Januvia benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Januvia, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 5% 90% 0% 5%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 9.5% 81% 9.5% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 85.7% 14.3% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 95% 5% 0%
Digestion 0% 10% 90% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 80% 20% 0%
Energy 0% 0% 80% 20% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 0% 80% 20% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 10% 80% 5% 5%
Skin Complexion 0% 5% 95% 0% 0%
Sleep 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Stress Level 0% 0% 85% 15% 0%
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Commonly Reported Januvia Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 95% 0% 0% 5% 0%
Appetite Loss 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Bloating 92.9% 7.1% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 75% 5% 15% 5% 0%
Cold Symptoms 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 80% 10% 0% 10% 0%
Gas 90.5% 4.8% 4.8% 0% 0%
Headache 80% 10% 10% 0% 0%
Itching 90% 5% 5% 0% 0%
Low Blood Sugar 77.8% 0% 16.7% 5.6% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 83.3% 5.6% 11.1% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Januvia Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anemia 92.9% 0% 7.1% 0% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 66.7% 26.7% 6.7% 0% 0%
Discolored Urine 95% 0% 5% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 78.6% 7.1% 7.1% 7.1% 0%
Fatigue 80% 13.3% 0% 6.7% 0%
Indigestion 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Low Blood Sugar 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Swelling 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Januvia
Since taking Januvia Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 3.2%
Fall 3.2%
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User Comments about Januvia
23 Apr 2013 I just heard that Januvia is linked with pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. I have had pancreatitis twice (terribly painful and debilitating) previous to starting Januvia. This is of great concern to me. The first time I was made aware of these problems was when a family member saw a commercial for a law firm, asking people & their families effected by these to contact them, as they might be eligible for compensation. Also, since starting Januvia I have had painfully dry stools and constipation. I have never had either of these in my life and was totally shocked by this. I was used to IBS-like bouts with diarrea for most of my life, which made the constipation & dry stool even more perplexing. My symptoms have been ongoing, since within 1 week of taking Januvia. I must take large doses of stool softener daily, and even that does not alleviate the problem. I'm only now considering the link between my problem and Januvia. I'd really like to know if other Januvia users experience the same symptoms. I am especially wondering if the dry stool & constipation could be a result of the Januvia/pancreatic connection.
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29 Sep 2010 it is good for controlling sugar level
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05 Jan 2010 I started taking Januvia a year ago because my blood sugar had began to go up while I was just taking Metformin and hadn't been doing anything different than usual. Since I started taking Januvia in addition to Metformin I have noticed that my blood sugar is much more stable.
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05 Jan 2010 I started taking Januvia a year ago because my blood sugar had began to go up while I was just taking Metformin and hadn't been doing anything different than usual. Since I started taking Januvia in addition to Metformin I have noticed that my blood sugar is much more stable.
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16 Jun 2009 Its very effective among other medication i have taken however i stopped using it because it was too expensive
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