JANUMET is an oral prescription medicine that, along with diet and exercise, helps lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. JANUMET (JAN-you-met) tablets contain 2 prescription medicines: sitagliptin (JANUVIA®) and metformin.
JANUMET targets 3 key factors to lower blood sugar:
- Helps your pancreas make more insuli
- Helps your body more effectively use the insulin that it makes
- Helps decrease excess sugar that your liver makes
- Helps control blood sugar throughout the day, including after meals
- Is not likely to cause weight gain and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) by itself