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User Reviews for Alogliptin to treat Diabetes, Type 2

Also known as: Nesina

Alogliptin has an average rating of 3.4 out of 10 from a total of 5 ratings for the treatment of Diabetes, Type 2. 0% of those users who reviewed Alogliptin reported a positive effect, while 60% reported a negative effect.

Alogliptin Rating Summary

3.4/10 average rating

5 ratings from 5 user reviews.

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Dapper Daikon · Taken for 1 to 6 months February 12, 2021

“Good for blood sugar, bad for energy. I've tried this medication twice, and both times it caused fatigue so bad I could barely move. The brain fog that came with this fatigue was so bad that my school performance started suffering. My blood sugar went down from about 220 to about 110, but then started creeping back up to 140 because I could not exercise at all. Still an improvement. It also reduced my appetite to the point where it was very hard to eat anything - I could feel food coming up my esophagus hours after I ate it, but I only threw up once. I'll fall back on this medication for emergencies - this time it was pre-surgery and I really needed my blood sugar in a healthy range. But I can't stay on it long-term, and I really need my life back.”

6 / 10
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Lilo · Taken for 6 months to 1 year June 11, 2020

Nesina (alogliptin): “Was taking Onglyza very effective pill for my condition but VA decided to change me over to alogliptin/nesina,now I wake up every morning with blurry vision which makes hard for me to focus on things and very hard to read fine print.”

1 / 10
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Ang · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 28, 2019

“I have been on this medication for 5 months in that time I have had constant Diarrhea I’m scared to go anywhere as I’m always looking for a toilet! I have also gained about 8pounds and my tummy is always bloated. I came off the medication yesterday hopefully I will feel better”

2 / 10
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With the 12.5 mg dose · Taken for less than 1 month October 24, 2013

Nesina (alogliptin): “My glucose went from 150-180 before nesina use. With 12.5 mg dose BS went up. Dr placed me on 25 mg. . Then BS went to 190am - 230 pm after 1stI day. 2nd day- 273 pm. All I want to do is eat. I am stopping this med. It is raising my glucose instead of lowering it.”

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Cassann33 · Taken for less than 1 month June 19, 2017

Nesina (alogliptin): “This drug attacked my eyes hours after the first dose. I had extremely blurry vision the entire three days I took it and then when I stopped, blood vessels burst and my eyes felt like they had sand in them for two days. United Healthcare forced me to take it because they don't want to pay for Januvia, which worked well for me.”

1 / 10
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Peera August 10, 2015

Nesina (alogliptin): “I started taking this medication about 9 months ago and my blood sugar came down considerably which is a good sign and so far it is not showing any side effects. This medication is not cheap but it is getting more and more expensive every day. In last 9 months they have raised their prices 3 times.Today I finally decided to quit taking it because I can't afford it no more.My insurance is partially covering it but my portion is big too. I don't know if I can find any sub for this med, if not then God bless me!”

7 / 10
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Figowitz-JR April 3, 2017

“I have taken the combination of 12.5 mg/ Alogliptin/ 1000 mg Metformin for approximately two weeks. Only the last few days have I notice some nausea within an hour of taking this pill. Hopefully, the nausea will stop after my body gets used to it.”

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Joon · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 26, 2019

“I started alogliptin 3 months ago and since taking it I've had severe and crippling knee pain, as far as I can't put weight on it”

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