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Jenuvia is a common misspelling of Januvia (sitagliptin).

What is Januvia (Jenuvia)?

Januvia (Jenuvia) is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by your body, and by decreasing the amount of sugar made by your body.

Januvia (Jenuvia) is used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes who cannot control blood sugar levels by diet and exercise alone. Januvia (Jenuvia) is used in combination with diet and exercise to improve blood glucose levels. Januvia (Jenuvia) may be used alone or it can also be combined with metformin, rosiglitazone or pioglitazone.

The most common Januvia (Jenuvia) side effects are upper respiratory tract infection and headache. Januvia (Jenuvia) use is also associated with abdominal pain, nausea and diarrhea.

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