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Taking Metformin and Glipazide. Prescribed Juneva for abdominal pain. Should I take Juneva?

I am taking metformin 1000 BID and Glipazide BID they prescribed Juneva once a day as well and Im afriad to take that one as I just was in the hospital for abdominal pain that is continus and they couldnt find out what was wrong THey cant test yet or Gall Bladder Spasms till my sugar gets lower Should I not take the Juneava
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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Januvia is Sitaglyptin. One of the recent drug used in diabetes. It increses insulin secretion, reduces glucagon level & improves both fasting and postprandial blood sugar.

It is either given alone or combined with other oral antidiabetic drugs. It does not alter liver function as it is not metabolised in liver.

There is no harm in taking sitaglyptin along with Metformin & Glypizide if you don't have kidney problem. It will surely control your sugar level. But you should be alert about the possibility of hypoglycemia.

For any therapeutic intervention stringent control of blood sugar is necessary. That helps for proper post operative wound healing.
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