What are the possible side effects of exenatide (Byetta Prefilled Pen)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using exenatide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- swelling, weight gain, feeling short of breath, urinating less than usual or not at all;
- drowsiness, confusion, mood changes, increased thirst, diarrhea;
- dull pain in your middle or lower back; or
- severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, vomiting, fast heart...
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What are the precautions when taking exenatide injection (Byetta)?
Before using exenatide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to liraglutide; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, severe stomach/intestinal disorders (e.g., digestion problems such as gastroparesis, or pancreatitis).
You may experience blurred vision, headache, dizziness, or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood sugar levels. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic...
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