What Is JANUMET XR?
JANUMET XR is a prescription medicine that contains 2 prescription diabetes medicines, sitagliptin (JANUVIA®) and extended-release metformin. JANUMET XR can be used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes.
JANUMET XR targets 3 key factors to lower blood sugar:
- Helps your pancreas make more insulin
- 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
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