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If you have type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol, your healthcare provider may prescribe the combination medication Juvisync. This medicine works in several ways. It helps to increase the levels of certain hormones in the body which can help improve insulin production and decrease the production of glucose and cholesterol. At this time, there are no off-label uses for Juvisync.
What Is Juvisync Used For?Juvisync® (sitagliptin/simvastatin) is a prescription medication. It contains two different medications that work in different ways to treat different conditions. One of the active ingredients, simvastatin (Zocor®), is a cholesterol medication. The other, sitagliptin (Januvia®), is used to treat type 2 diabetes.
- Treatment of high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)
- Treatment of high triglycerides
- Prevention of heart or blood vessel disease (known as cardiovascular disease).