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Januvia Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved October 17th, 2006)
  • Brand name: Januvia
  • Generic name: sitagliptin phosphate
  • Dosage form: Tablets
  • Company: Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Treatment for: Diabetes, Type 2

Januvia (sitagliptin phosphate) is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Januvia

Oct 17, 2006Approval Januvia Merck & Co., Inc. - Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
Feb 15, 2006Merck Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for Januvia, the Company's Investigational Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes

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