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Brand name: Januvia Generic name: Sitagliptin
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Januvia Side Effects

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Januvia Side Effects - Serious

There has been known to be a cancer risk with Januvia and other DPP-4 inhibitor medications for pancreatic cancer and thyroid cancer.
  • pancreatitis: pain which begins in the upper left or middle part of the stomach but proceeds to the back, decrease in appetite, nausea or vomiting, and rapid heart rate
  • inflammation of the body or increase in weight
  • trouble breathing or shortness of breath
  • fever and soreness of the throat accompanied by facial swelling and eye pain
  • decrease in urination; inability to urinate
  • skin reactions which may result in a purple-colored rash, peeling or blistered skin
  • serious allergic reaction: hives, skin rash, swelling of the tongue, throat, face, lips or mouth and trouble breathing

Januvia Side Effects - Common

  • bowel symptoms: diarrhea or loose stools, or constipation
  • runny nose or congestion
  • headache
  • soreness of the throat
  • pain or aching in joints and/or muscles
  • upset stomach and stomach pain