... I am also on Janumet. It works better for me when I take it with food. I always make sure that the meal is big enough. I would not take Janumet with a snack. ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed a week ago with type II diabetes. I started out taking 1 50/500 Janumet for a week, and then increased to 2 x's per day on dr.s orders. I have not experienced any diarrhea, but the nausea is awful with the second pill of the day. I am also experiencing some anxiety because I am always scared my blood sugar level will drop too low. My dr. wants me to check... (1 replies)
... I have been on Janumet for almost 2 years now for Insulin resistance not diabetes. ... (0 replies)
... I'm a T2 diabetic and age 61. Been fighting it for 21 years on pills, diet and exercise. Lost the battle last week. Doc took me off Januvia and Avandamet and put me on Lantus and Janumet. After messing around with pen needle sizes, I finally got the injection thing down pretty good. Any other suggestion would be appreciated. (4 replies)
... I am a type 2 diabetic with a a1c of 7.0 I am currently taking Janumet(Januvia & Metformin) I have a lot of stomach issues and am always cold. On any given time of day my b/s reading is in the 178-215 area, so to keep my b/s down I don't eat. I weigh 174 and would like to be at my normal weight where I look and feel better 180 but can't because I either can't eat or the... (1 replies)
... I have been taking Janumet for over 6 months now. I take it twice a day. I have Insulin resistance with normal Blood sugars..I am not diabetic.. I do well on it. ... (4 replies)
... Talk to your doctor or pharmacist regarding breaking the pill. Some pills are made to dispense med over time.
Janumet is known for causing lows, talk to your doctor about regulating the dosage to avoid the lows. (4 replies)
... Has anyone had any experience with Janumet? I take 1 pill twice a day and in the evening when I take my medicine it lowers my blood sugar very low so that I can't sleep so I was wondering if anyone had tried breaking the pill in half and was it effective? (4 replies)
... Well......it is my 3rd day on Janumet and so far so good.........not one bit of stomach distress. No gas, no diarrhea, and no excessive hunger like I had on straight Metformin....... ... (1 replies)
... Is anynone on Janumet? I have insulin resistance and was switched off Metformin today onto Janumet.........I just took my first pill...........Just trying to find anyone who has been on it.........I had stomach distress from the Metformin 2000 so he is trying this.......
Thanks for any help.....................Oleander (1 replies)
... For the past few years I've been taking Janumet (Januvia + metformin) twice a day for my type 2 diabetes, but now my doctor is having me switch to metformin in the AM and Victoza in the PM to see if it helps even out my glucose levels and control cravings, etc. better than the Janumet.
I'm nervous about the injectable aspect because I've only taken diabetes medications in... (3 replies)
... Januvia is pretty new.. And I think it asks the pancreas to work harder which seems counterproductive to me - since as diabetics our pancreases are already 'hurting'. It does seem to me, Isa, that you'll likely need to use insulin at some point since the other meds aren't working. That was my situation too. Are you doing a lo carb diet? I did -- a VERY lo carb diet AND... (10 replies)
... I would like to know about Januvia experiences as well. A friend of mine is a GP and always prescribes Janumet for his new patients. He even suggested me asking my own doctor to try it out. She won't because she says it's too "new".... ... (10 replies)
... I know they are not the same thing as I said, it isn't sold here in the US, but they are in the same family. The Metformin and Glyipize has kept hubby's Diabetes in very good control.
Good luck...JJ..:wave: (5 replies)
... Gliclazide and Glyipize are not the same thing...just the same family.
I'm taking Janumet plus Diamicron - seems to do a good job. I'm thankful that I have found what I consider a good doctor. (5 replies)
... do that 7 days per week. My membership fee includes the advice of a staff fitness trainer. My BMI hovers around 24. I take 35 units of Lantus per day and I take Janumet twice per day. Pizza? ... (26 replies)
... When I visited doctor after having tests. Doc prescribed Janumet 500 and Diamicron XR.60 one tab each in the morning and evng. after 1 week the sugar levels came dn to normal 90 fasting and 150 post lunch. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks Cora. I take janumet 2x's day. I sometimes think that I'm not eating enough. I haven't met with a dietician yet, but I plan to. ... (2 replies)
... Janumet is a combination of 2 different drugs, one of which is metformin. I don't know too much about the other, but form what little research I did, neither drug tends to cause hypoglycemia. Basically both drugs tend to increase insulin sensitivity, not insulin secretion. So the risks of lows is minimal.
As for how low is too low, anything below 70 is considered low. So... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone. I was diagnosed with type II today. My Ac1 was 10. I am very saddened by this, but I have begun my journey to better health. My doctor put me on Janumet 50-500mg. I had gestational diabetes when I was pregnant almost 16 years ago. My doctor suspects that I have had diabetes for at least three months. When I was tested at a health fair yesterday after eating... (5 replies)