Byetta Amylin Pharmaceuticals / Eli Lilly & Co. - Treatment for Type 2 DiabetesByetta is the first in a new class of drugs called incretin mimetics, formulated for self-administration as a fixed dose, subcutaneous injection given prior to the morning and evening meals. Byetta is indicated as as adjunctive therapy to improve blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes who have not achieved adequate control on metformin and/or a sulfonylurea, two common oral diabetes medications.
Posted: April 2005
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