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Januvia has been connected to several serious conditions even though the drug has been beneficial to Type 2 diabetes patients. One of these conditions is acute pancreatitis which occurs when the pancreas gland, which secretes digestive enzymes into the intestines, is inflamed. The Food and Drug Administration has received over 80 claims of this condition and is now recommending doctors to closely monitor their Januvia patients. The FDA also warns of renal or kidney impairment and failure.