Medically Reviewed by Dr. Harshi Dhingra, M.D.
Last Reviewed: Jul 20, 2022
Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors or gliptins
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Not a controlled substance
Januvia (jah new vee ah) belongs to a group of medications called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors or gliptins.
Januvia is approved for use in adults. The safety and effectiveness of Januvia in children under the age of 18 years have not been established.