Lowers blood sugar. Toujeo (insulin glargine) is a concentrated long-actin insulin that allows you to inject higher doses at lower volume compared to other long-acting insulins like Lantus and Levemir. Lowers your blood sugar. Janumet is a combination of two anti-diabetic medicines that work better together, but is available as brand only. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
Best available price for 60 (50mg/1000mg) tablets of janumet
Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+
Not enough reviews for this treatment. Help someone out, leave a review!
Reviews for Janumet
-38% worse vs. Toujeo
+15% better vs. Toujeo
Side effects Toujeo Janumet
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) 69%
Common cold 13%
Lung infection 10%
Viral infection of the nose and throat 7%
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) that requires medical attention 5%
More Toujeo side effects » More Janumet side effects » How it works Toujeo Janumet Toujeo (insulin glargine) is a long-acting insulin that lowers blood sugar in your body. Janumet (sitagliptin / metformin) is a combination of two anti-diabetic medicines. Metformin lowers the amount of sugar your body produces, and sitagliptin enhances the release of insulin. Type of medication Toujeo Janumet Prescription only Prescription only Available as Toujeo Janumet Used for Toujeo Janumet Risk factors for serious side effects Toujeo Janumet › Changes in insulin › Alcohol › Other anti-diabetic medications › Using more than one insulin at a time › Allergic reactions to other insulins Detailed Toujeo (insulin glargine) risks & warnings » › Kidney problems › Liver problems › Congestive heart failure › Using contrast dye for procedures › Surgery Detailed Janumet (sitagliptin / metformin) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
Food Toujeo Janumet › Keep a consistent meal and exercise schedule to prevent any fluctuations in your blood sugar. › Take with food to avoid upset stomach with diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
Kidneys and liver Toujeo Janumet No kidneys and liver related info. › Not appropriate for those with poor kidney function.
Weight Toujeo Janumet › Can cause weight gain like other insulins No weight related info. Upsides and benefits Toujeo Janumet › Most effective medicine for controlling your blood sugar. › Can be injected once daily. › Contains 3 times as much insulin as other long-acting insulins, which means that you can inject lower fluid volume. › Can be used in patients 65 and older. › This 2-in-1 combination can lower the number of pills you have to take daily. › Lowers A1c (average blood sugar over time) up to 2.5%. › Available in extended and immediate release forms to allow better control of your blood sugar. › Doesn't increase your appetite unlike other anti-diabetic medicines. › Does not cause hypoglycemia or very low blood sugar. Downsides and risks Toujeo Janumet › Has to be injected. › Can cause weight gain like other insulins › Can cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), especially if you do not take it consistently or have an inconsistent meal and exercise schedule. › Available as brand name only and may be expensive. › Metformin component usually causes upset stomach. › Sitagliptin component may increase your risk for throat infections and inflammation of pancreas. › Not appropriate for those with poor kidney function. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Toujeo Janumet › Can be kept at room temperature for 28 days. › Inject at the same time each day, but rotate injection sites to prevent skin irritation or deformity. › Do not mix with any other types of insulin. › Keep a consistent meal and exercise schedule to prevent any fluctuations in your blood sugar. › Do not reuse or share pen needles. › Take with food to avoid upset stomach with diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. › May cause headaches and cold-like symptoms. › Tell your doctor about any deep or rapid breathing, or persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain. › Can be expensive depending on insurance coverage. › Check your blood sugar regularly. Learn more More about Toujeo Side effects Alternatives FDA package insert More about Janumet Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert