There is no approved generic version of Januvia. The active ingredient in Januvia is sitagliptin phosphate (or sitagliptin), which is sometimes referred to as Januvia’s generic name, but it is not the same as a generic version. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Januvia, which is produced by Merck & Co., Inc., on October 16, 2006. There is no therapeutic equivalent.
- Q Does Januvia cause weight gain?
- Q Are there any risks in taking Januvia?
- Q How soon after taking Januvia will my symptoms improve?
- Q Is rhabdomyolysis a side effect of Januvia?
- Q What should I know about Januvia before taking it?
- Q Could Januvia suppress my appetite?