Januvia licence extension

The licence for Januvia (sitagliptin) has been extended to include two additional uses in patients with type II diabetes.

Januvia is now indicated to improve glycaemic control in combination with a sulfonylurea when diet and exercise plus maximal tolerated dose of a sulfonylurea alone do not provide adequate glycaemic control and when metformin is inappropriate due to contraindication or intolerance.

It is also indicated for triple therapy in combination with a sulfonylurea and metformin when diet and exercise plus dual therapy with these agents do not provide adequate glycaemic control.

View Januvia drug record

Further information: MSD

Want news like this straight to your inbox?
Sign up for our bulletins

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

More from MIMS

Sole of a foot with dry cracked skin on the heel.

New MIMS comparison table for urea-based emollients

Prescribers can now compare urea-based emollients with...

Drug shortages - live tracker

Use our constantly updated shortages tracker to check...

Logo of the webinar

Cow's Milk Allergy in Practice: free webinar series for UK healthcare professionals

Join us for a short webinar series offering insights...

Close up image of multicoloured capsules

MIMS antidepressants table updated

The MIMS table 'Antidepressants, a guide to switching...