Drug update

Sitagliptin and metformin combination therapy for type 2 diabetes

Timothy ME Davis



Available data suggest that the combination of sitagliptin and metformin has similar efficacy in controlling glycaemia to other metformin-based dual therapies.

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What is sitagliptin and metformin combination therapy?

The combination treatment Janumet comprises two oral agents for type 2 diabetes: the novel compound sitagliptin and the established drug metformin.