• Sitapen (Sitagliptin) is used along with diet and exercise and
sometimes with other medications to lower blood sugar levels in
adults with type 2 diabetes (condition in which blood sugar is too
high because the body does not produce or use insulin normally).
• Sitapen (Sitagliptin) is in a class of medications called dipeptidyl
peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors.
• Sitapen works by increasing the amounts of certain natural
substances that lower blood sugar when it is high.
• Sitapen (Sitagliptin) is not used to treat type 1 diabetes
(condition in which the body does not produce insulin and
therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood)