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I am 6 months into a Januvia prescription and am

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Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Internal Medicine Specialist

Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I am 6 months into a Januvia prescription and am noticing odd side effects.. Along with itching bumps all over (mainly legs), now the top of my tongue is brown. Not really a coating - just a change of color. Is it another side effect of Januvia? Thank you. XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Salah Saad Shoman 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Yes, most probably

Detailed Answer:
Dear Sir,
I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns but these are probably side effects of Januvia so please refer to your doctor to discontinue and substitute this with a replacement medication.

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