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Lixisenatide Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 20 mcg/0.2 mL

Usual Adult Dose for Diabetes Type 2

Initial dose: 10 mcg subcutaneously once a day for 14 days
Maintenance dose: Increase to 20 mcg subcutaneously once a day on day 15, and thereafter


Use: As an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Renal Dose Adjustments

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Dose Adjustments

Not recommended in patients with severe gastroparesis


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


Not recommended in patients with ESRD

Other Comments

Administration advice:

Storage requirements:

Reconstitution/preparation techniques: Patients should receive proper training from their healthcare provider prior to first use. See product labeling for specific instructions.



Patient advice:

Frequently asked questions

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.