Byetta Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved April 28th, 2005)
- Brand name: Byetta
- Generic name: exenatide
- Dosage form: Injection
- Company: Amylin Pharmaceuticals / Eli Lilly & Co.
- Treatment for: Diabetes, Type 2
Byetta (exenatide) is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Byetta
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