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... stayed upwards of 300. It started nearing 400 again towards bedtime. I went to the ER and they gave me some insulin and got me down to 230. I'm currently only on Janumet and Victoza. ... (6 replies)
Janumet
Jul 21, 2010
... 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)
Janumet
Jul 21, 2010
... 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)
Janumet
May 5, 2010
... 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)
Janumet vs Insulin
Jan 24, 2009
... 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)
Janumet
Dec 22, 2008
... 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)
Janumet
Oct 29, 2008
... 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)
Janumet
Oct 28, 2008
... 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)
Janumet 50-500
Dec 1, 2007
... 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)
Janumet 50-500
Nov 29, 2007
... 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)
... I was told the new rules for testing for a controlled non insulin dependent Type II has been lowered. I take janumet so I am on drug therapy. They said it was the new criteria by insurance companies. My last A1c was 6.7. ... (6 replies)
... Stress absolutely will raise your blood sugar so will those halloween treats..lets not forget peri-menopause! I have been diabetic and on medication the last 6 years...I notice the rise in blood sugar around the holidays starting at halloween and going right thru the new year..stresses and overeating will do it. Sometimes a small change in medication will help too. I had... (1 replies)
Diabetes and I
Nov 22, 2013
... Yes I do take one Janumet Tab in the night. ... (5 replies)
Diabetes and I
Nov 21, 2013
... Yes I do take one Janumet Tab in the night. ... (5 replies)
Diabetes and I
Nov 21, 2013
... Hi, I hail from East India, aged approx. 45 years. Doc prescribed me with T2 Diabetes. Am on medication. Besides Diabetes, I am also hypertensive. Though the Blood Pressure is very much under control, I am advised by my treating Doc to continue with the medicines. The case is almost 4 years by now. Medicines I am taking for Blood Pressure is ARBITEL AM (1 Tab Morning & One... (5 replies)
Victoza
Oct 26, 2011
... 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)
Actos + Amaryl
Jul 5, 2011
... 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)
Actos + Amaryl
Jul 4, 2011
... 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)


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