Byetta Prefilled Pen Side Effects
Generic Name: exenatide
Please note - some side effects for Byetta Prefilled Pen may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: subcutaneous powder for injection, extended release; subcutaneous solution
Metabolic side effects have included hypoglycemia.
Most episodes of hypoglycemia were mild to moderate in intensity and all resolved with administration of carbohydrate. Hypoglycemia was rarely observed in patients treated with the combination of exenatide and metformin and was similar in incidence to patients treated with placebo and metformin. When used as add-on to a thiazolidinedione, with or without metformin, the incidence of symptomatic mild to moderate hypoglycemia with exenatide was 11% compared to 7% with placebo.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and dyspepsia.
Nervous system side effects have included dizziness, headache and feeling jittery.
Immunologic side effects have included the development of anti exenatide antibodies.
Dermatologic side effects have included postmarketing reports of alopecia.Top
- exenatide MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Exenatide Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Exenatide Professional Patient Advice (Wolters Kluwer)
- Bydureon Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Bydureon Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Bydureon MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Bydureon Consumer Overview
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