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Does Januvia (Sitagliptin) lower my blood sugar better than Glucotrol (Glipizide)?


MedHead Confidence Score: 5
Amount Saved: $5,400 per year post


MedHead Message:

Most diabetics need an add-on medication. You can either add on Januvia for $450 per month or glipizide for $10 per month, and you get the same results. Jeez, that’s a lot of money your saving there! (You can thank me later)


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