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