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

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