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Posted 15 May 2013 by • 4 answers
A syndicated radio show had a doctor on it saying that the drug Byetta and Bydureon causes pancreatic cancer. I have taken both, but the Bydureon is the one that I now take, for the last year. I have no other cronic illness but type 2. radio
Posted 18 Mar 2011 by • 4 answers
I have type 2 diabetes I'm having a hard time lowering my A1C levels. I live under trmendous stress so sugar levels rise. I had a nurse through my insurance co. mention this to me as something that may be helpful. My A1C started out at 13.6, lowered it to 8.5 in one month then down to 7 but ...
Posted 21 May 2010 by • 2 answers
My Dr. recently gave me a sample pen of Byetta to use for one month. I am almost finished with this pen and will be getting a script for the 10mg pen shortly. My Dr. informed me that this medicine is not cheap but couldn't give me any other information. I was wondering what others are paying ...
Posted 6 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 11 Jun 2012 by • 3 answers
Been on Byetta for 6 months (10 mcg). Continue to have gas, burping etc. Dr. tells me he thinks the Byetta is not agreeing with something I am eating, but won't say what! Do you have any experience with this? Tks!
Posted 29 Jun 2010 by • 1 answer
I started on the 5 pen and for about 3 wks my appetite decreased alot and i was losing weight, blood sugar numbers are great but after 3 weeks my appetite will change from not wanting much to being able to eat like i use to and i feel that i gained the weight i lost back. Will being on the 10 pen ...
Posted 12 Jul 2010 by • 2 answers
I am a type two diabetic and my doctor have me on 3 different medications my numbers run any where from 89 to 140 on a good day with and without my medications. What is a normal range? I have been on these 3 meds for approximately 1 year now. I have gained roughly in this past year of taking these ...
Posted 4 Nov 2011 by • 1 answer
im 48 yrs old with type 2 daiabet my doctor increased my doasage from 5mcg to 10mcg i been getting nausea, vomiting as a side effect can someone tell me how to avoid those side effects
Posted 6 Oct 2012 by • 1 answer
i was on byetta 5mg for a 2-3 weeks and the doctor changed my diabetic meds and said in a months time which was last week and now take byetta 10mg twice a day 1 hour before meals. i am taking 2 diamicron's in the morning and 1000mg of metformin twice a day. I have noticed a bit of weight loss ...
Posted 24 Jan 2013 by • 2 answers
My wife started taking Byetta about a week or a little over ago. She has been complaing of shoulder and back pain ever since. I am not sold on the drug and Im pretty skeptical about. She may have lost about 3 to 5 pounds since she started taking it but I am real concerned about the side effects. As ...
Posted 7 Oct 2013 by • 1 answer
I have begun to notice medium to large knots develop in the subcutaneous tissue at the injection sites that have lasted weeks after. I never experienced this with Byetta. I also have not experienced the appetite supressant I did with Byetta. I switched because my insurance company no longer ...
I have a heart condition with a pace maker / difibulator my general practitioner wants to put me on?
Posted 4 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
... Farxiga to bring my weight down in the past, he had put me on Byetta and I have had nothing but problems with my body since including a scare of prancitus . What are my chances with Farxiga?
Posted 31 Aug 2015 by • 1 answer
Today August 31, 2015 at 6:45 AM was my First ever Injection of Bydureon. I've been off Byetta for a week before staring Bydureon. I also take 5MG of Glipizide in AM & PM 30 minutes before eating. Is 30 minute wait time okay for Bydureon also?
Posted 4 Dec 2009 by • 1 answer
Posted 11 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
... am very confused as when I eat lunch around 1pm I would normally have my evening meal around 6pm but if I inject at 5pm it is only 4 hours since I ate food and am told not to inject after food only before. Can somebody advise me please
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