Patient Information Leaflet. Package leaflet: Information for the patient. Byetta 5 micrograms solution for injection in pre-filled pen. Byetta 10 micrograms solution . Learn about BYETTA, the BYETTA Pen. in patients with prior severe hypersensitivity reactions to exenatide or to any of the product components. PRODUCT MONOGRAPH. BYETTA® exenatide injection. µg/mL. mL prefilled pen (60 doses of 5 µg/dose) and. mL prefilled pen.

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We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit. If hypoglycemia occurs, discontinue or decrease the dose of the antidiabetic agent or discontinue the linezolid therapy. Alternatively, administer before the 2 main meals of the day, with the doses approximately 6 hours or more apart. Temporary use of insulin in place of oral antidiabetic agents may be necessary during periods of physiologic stress e. Use with caution with medications that have a narrow therapeutic index or require rapid gastrointestinal absorption.

If a dose is missed and the next regularly scheduled dose is 1 or 2 days later, the patient should not administer the missed dose, instead they should wait until the next regularly scheduled dose. Regular-release injection solution Byetta multi-dose pen-injector: Exenatide does not increase insulin activity in nondiabetics.

Ineert other trademarks are property of their respective owners. As determined from ex vivo study of healthy, term, human placentas, the passage of exenatide through the placenta appears minimal; the fetal: May be used as monotherapy or imsert other antidiabetic medications.

Type 2 Diabetes Medication | BYETTA® (exenatide) injection

Your risk for getting low blood sugar hypoglycemia is higher if you take BYETTA with another medicine that can cause low blood sugar, such as a sulfonylurea or insulin. Packagr New onset diabetes mellitus, exacerbation of diabetes mellitus, and hyperglycemia due to insulin resistance have been reported with use of protease inhibitors.


A Byetta Pen can be used for up to 30 days after first use. Close monitoring of blood glucose is recommended. Because exenatide is commonly associated with gastrointestinal adverse reactions, BYETTA is not recommended in patients with severe gastrointestinal disease eg gastroparesis.

Do not administer after meals. This site is intended for US Consumers.

Conversely, patients should be closely monitored for signs of hypoglycemia when therapy with a hydantoin is discontinued. The manufacturer of digoxin recommends measuring serum digoxin concentrations prior to initiation of exenatide. Some of these events occurred in patients receiving pharmacologic agents known to affect renal function or hydration status, such as angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors ACE inhibitorsnonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDsor diuretics.

Blood glucose concentrations should be monitored more closely whenever a change in either smoking status occurs; dosage adjustments in antidiabetic agents may be needed. The exenatide Byetta bjetta must be primed prior to the first use.

Add BYETTA to insulin glargine as a complementary action to help improve glycemic control

In five to week trials, no major hypoglycemia was reported for extended-release exenatide suspension or comparator-treated patients. If a breast-feeding infant experiences an adverse effect related to a maternally ingested drug, healthcare providers are encouraged to report the adverse effect to the FDA.

Some patients may require adjustment to their hypoglycemic medications over time. Other reviews suggest that garlic may byftta modest improvements in blood lipids, but few studies demonstrate decreases in blood glucose in diabetic and non-diabetic patients.

Pegvisomant increases sensitivity to insulin by lowering the activity of growth hormone, and in some patients glucose tolerance improves with treatment.

Patients should also be aware of the carbohydrate intake provided by certain types of alcohol in the diet, which can contribute to poor glycemic control. Fever, thyroid disease, infection, recent trauma or surgery, diarrhea secondary to malabsorption, vomiting, and certain medications can affect requirements of antidiabetic agents; dosage adjustments may be necessary.


Patients receiving this combination should be monitored for changes in glycemic control. Monitor patients on antidiabetic therapy for blood glucose control if niacin nicotinic acid is added or deleted to the medication regimen and adjust dosages as clinically warranted Magnesium Salicylate: Exenatide has not been found to be pacage nephrotoxic in preclinical or clinical studies.

Pen needles for the Byetta Pen are not included and must be purchased separately.

Therefore, careful monitoring of blood glucose is recommended when quinolones and antidiabetic agents are coadministered. Staying Active Learn how regular physical activity can help you manage type 2 diabetes.

Data have shown that metformin is excreted into breast milk in small amounts and adverse effects on infant plasma glucose have not been reported in human studies. Moderate During clinical trials of bortezomib, hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia were reported in diabetic patients receiving antidiabetic agents. More controlled trials are needed to discern if garlic has an effect on blood glucose padkage patients with diabetes.

When used at daily doses of to 2, mg, niacin significantly lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides while increasing HDL cholesterol. Adjust treatment with antidiabetic agents as clinically indicated. When carrying the pen away from home, store the pen at a temperature between ppackage to 77 degrees F 2 to 25 degrees C and keep dry.

Hold the autoinjector upright with the orange cap toward the ceiling. A decreased dose of the antidiabetic agent may be necessary as severe hypoglycemia has been reported in patients treated concomitantly byeyta hydroxychloroquine and an antidiabetic agent.