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Januvia side effects


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JANUVIA is a once a day prescription pill that helps decrease blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. However there are some significant Januvia Side Effects that have been reported.
This presentation discusses Januvia side effects and treatment options as well as reviewing the underlying studies establishing links from drugs like Januvia and Januvia side effects.
What are Januvia Side Effects?
One of the severe Januvia side effects has been Chronic pancreatitis that has been linked to pancreatic cancer that is the fourth most common cause of cancer-related death in the US.
Januvia side effects can cause significant health issues and even Merck, the manufacturer establishes this right in its package warnings.
Since it was first introduced by Merck in October 2006, signs have existed that suggest there is a connection between pancreatic cancer and Januvia. However, the manufacturer appears to have ignored these safety signals and failed to provide adequate warnings about the risk of cancer from Januvia and Janumet.
Within a three years of Januvia being introduced in the United States, an increasing number of reports of Januvia side effects began to surface of users developing pancreatitis, which involves an inflammation of the pancreas.
Chronic pancreatitis could substantially increase the risk of developing pancreas cancer from Januvia the longer an individual stays on the drug, highlighting the devastating effects of Mercks’ failure to provide proper warnings to consumers about the risk of pancreas injury and Januvia side effects.

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Januvia side effects

  1. 1. Januvia Side Effects From Symptom to Solution
  2. 2. Are Januvia Side Effects Serious?  They can be. Januvia side effects can damage an individual's Pancreas and Kidneys. The Pancreas helps digest food before it’s turned in to energy. The Kidneys process waste and get it out of a person’s system. Patients need these organs to live!
  3. 3. Januvia Side Effects Symptoms of Side Effects From Januvia:                     Abdominal pain (dull ache in the upper stomach area) – The pain may come and go. Abdominal pain that radiates to a patient’s back Abdominal pain that feels worse after eating Tenderness when touching the abdomen Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting. Nausea Fever. Fast heart rate. Sweating. Yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice). Shock where an individual’s body simply shuts down. Chills Bloating Clammy skin Itching throughout the entire body. Fatty and pale colored stools (this is a serious indicator) Sweating Weakness Weight loss with eating normally
  4. 4. Januvia Side Effects Have Been Linked To Pancreatitis…  Since 2009, Januvia side effects have been linked to severe Pancreatitis. Toxins cause the Pancreas and surrounding organs to fail leading to infection of the dead material and causing potential death.
  5. 5. Januvia Side Effects Studies and Review Januvia side effects began surfacing shortly after the drug’s launch. Between 2006 when Januvia was launched and 2009, the FDA received over 80 cases of acute pancreatitis, some severe. Over half of the patients required hospitalization. The FDA found that a statistically significant number of pancreatitis cases occurred within 30 days of starting Januvia and just over half of the issues subsided once Januvia was discontinued.
  6. 6. Januvia Side Effects Studies and Review A 2009 study found that Januvia side effects might lead to pancreatitis in some patients and a higher risk of pancreatic cancer in people who use Januvia over a long period of time. A study published in 2011 in the journal of Gastroenterology (07/11) purported a link between Januvia use and an increased risk of Januvia side effects including pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Based on data reviewed, patients who were treated with Januvia had 6 times the risk of pancreatitis and nearly 3 times the risk of pancreatic cancer. In early 2013, the FDA began a new round of investigations on more studies linking Januvia Side Effects and Pancreatic Cancer.
  7. 7. Januvia Side Effects Studies and Review  Januvia, and medications like it used to control diabetes was shown to cause higher rates of Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer associated with Januvia compared with other therapies.  If patients have taken medications like Januvia they should seek a consultation immediately with a medical and legal professional to help with getting treatment taken care of and possible compensation for their issues. These medications can include Alogliptin, Exenatide, Gemigliptin, Linagliptin, Saxagliptin, Sitagliptan, and Vildagliptin). These can be under the trade names of; Byetta, Bydureon, Januvia, Janumet, Janumet XR, Jentadueto, Juvisync , Kazano, Kombiglyze XR, Nesina, Oseni, Onglyza, Tradjenta, and Victoza.  Click Here for more information on treatment options and ways to get help with Januvia side effects at no cost.
  8. 8. Januvia Side Effect Treatment  Most issues related to Januvia side effects needs to be treated in a medical facility.  Most people get better after Januvia side effects that cause an attack of Pancreatitis, however longer-term problems can occur.
  9. 9. Januvia Side Effect Treatment  If a Pancreatitis attack leaves permanent damage, patients may need surgery to remove their gallbladder or a part of the pancreas that has been damaged. Individuals may need another surgical procedure to widen a narrow pancreatic duct or to remove tissue or stones that are blocking the pancreatic duct. Surgery can also drain a pseudo-cyst or an obstructed pancreatic duct.  If a patient’s pancreas has been severely damaged From Januvia or Byetta side effects, they may need to take insulin to help their body control blood sugar. The individual may also have to take medication to help their body digest fat and protein. If patients already have Diabetes, they will likely need to change their treatment regime.
  10. 10. Pancreatitis Treatment  Pancreatitis is extremely important to treat aggressively as it can lead to pancreatic cancer.  Pancreatic cancer is the growth of cancerous cells in the pancreas. Unfortunately, Pancreatic Cancer is often missed as a diagnosis because of its difficulty to identify.  Pancreatic Cancer cells spread rapidly and are not usually detected in their early stages. Because of this, pancreatic cancer is a major contributor to cancer death statistics. For pancreatic cancer that cannot be treated entirely with surgery, or cancer that has spread outside the pancreas, a cure is not viable and the average outcome is loss of life usually less than 1 year. Most people diagnosed with this form of cancer will yeild a five year life expectancy.  It is important to get different opinions and learn all options once a patient is diagnosed with pancreatic issues, or has taken medications that have lead to Pancreatitis.  Click Here for more information on treatment options and ways to get help at no cost.
  11. 11. How To Get Treatment For Januvia Side Effects Getting Treatment for Januvia Side Effects is critical.  Click Here for more information on treatment options and ways to get help at no cost.