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What should I know about Januvia before taking it?

Before taking Januvia, you should consider certain factors and discuss them with your doctor to help avoid treatment complications. Tell your doctor if you have ever had pancreatitis, which is pancreas inflammation. Also, let the doctor know if you have a history of alcoholism or have ever experienced high levels of triglycerides in your blood. In addition, inform the doctor if you have ever had gallstones (stones in the gallbladder) or kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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