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Janumet - Overview

Janumet is a combination medication used to help improve glycemic control in some people with type 2 diabetes as an adjunct to diet and exercise. People who need a Janumet prescription can connect with medical providers through Push Health who can prescribe Janumet when appropriate to do so.

What Is Janumet?

Janumet is a combination of two different medications - a biguanide medication known as metformin and the active drug in the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor sitagliptin (Januvia). The co-administration of these medications in Janumet is thought to provide significant improvements to A1c, FPG, and 2-hour PPG levels when compared to the individual components alone or to a placebo. These effects suggest that Janumet utilizes both medications to exert its effects and is not surprising given that Janumet combination tablets are bioequivalent to the doses of the individual medications comprising the Janumet tablet. The bioavailability of Janumet's ingredients is over 50% and the pharmacokinetics of the individual components of Janumet are not meaningfully altered when they are co-administered through Janumet pills.

Janumet - Coupon and Dosage

Janumet is an expensive medication when paid for out of pocket, costing over $7 per Janumet 50 mg / 1000 mg tablet. Janumet coupons are available online from various sources and some insurance plans may cover costs related to a Janumet prescription. Janumet is available as Janumet 50 / 500 and Janumet 50 / 1000. Janumet is often prescribed twice daily with meals but the dosage and administration depends on the prescriber.

Can I Buy Janumet Online?

Janumet is a prescription medicine which means one cannot just buy Janumet online without a consultation with a medical provider as the first step. Janumet is also not available over the counter. However, people who need a Janumet prescription can use Push Health to connect with a licensed medical provider who can prescribe Janumet if safe and appropriate to do so.

Janumet - Side Effects

Janumet can cause side effects when used. Side effects related to Janumet use include headache, diarrhea and an upper respiratory tract infection. Like similar medications, hypoglycemia is always a risk when taking Janumet. Janumet should not be given to people with renal dysfunction, metabolic acidosis, or people receiving intravascular administration of iodinated contrast materials (e.g. during radiological studies). Anyone with a known hypersensitivity or allergy to Janumet should not use the medication. Janumet and alcohol should not be used together. Questions about possible side effects related to Janumet use should be discussed with a pharmacist and medical provider before starting the medication.

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Last updated May 4, 2021. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.