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BYETTA LAR "Superior" In Diabetes Trial by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm The once-weekly formulation of BYETTA (BYETTA LAR) showed better blood sugar control and weight loss when compared to "two other widely used diabetes medicines in a head-to-head study". Amylin Pharmaceuticals anticipates filing for approval of the drug "by the end of the second quarter". The results are not unexpected. The drug was compared t ... Read on »
FDA: Byetta Label Revised to Include Safety Information on Possible Kidney Problems by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 02 Nov 2009 10:02pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today acted on new safety information about possible kidney function problems, including kidney failure, in patients taking Byetta (exenatide), a drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes. From April 2005 through October 2008, the FDA received 78 reports of problems with kidney function in patients using Byetta. ... Read on »
FDA: Byetta Label Revised to Include Safety Information on Possible Kidney Problems by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today acted on new safety information about possible kidney function problems, including kidney failure, in patients taking Byetta (exenatide), a drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes. From April 2005 through October 2008, the FDA received 78 reports of problems with kidney function in patients using Byet ... Read on »
Hello/GoodBuy--Byetta by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:39pm Though I haven't talked about it in any great detail here, I have started Byetta to control my Insulin Resistance and PCOS. It was a tough choice--the doctor's agreeing to put me on it was not necessarily for the same reasons that I wanted to be on it (he wants me to lose weight, I want to stabilize my weight and then go from there). ... Read on »
Byetta has been linked to acute ... by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:25pm Byetta has been linked to acute pancreatitis. The FDA is advising anybody who is taking Byetta and experiences severe abdominal pain, with nausea/vomiting or without, to contact their health care professional immediately. The FDA is also advising doctors to stop giving Byetta to patients who are thought to have acute pancreatitis, and no ... Read on »
Well, byetta finally seems to be... by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 5:26pm Well, byetta finally seems to be doing it’s job and kicking down the blood sugars a little. That and I am trying really hard to keep the carbs down. Yesterday was a pretty good food day - but hey, part of the reason byetta works is because it makes me too nauseous to eat! Historically, that goes away. Also, it seems to back off some when ... Read on »
Diabetes Drug Byetta May Aid Wei ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 10:35pm Diabetes Drug Byetta May Aid Weight Loss in Obese Patients 12 june 2009-- Exenatide (Byetta), a drug normally used to treat diabetes, may also help non-diabetic obese people lose weight when combined with diet and exercise, new research has found. Researchers divided 152 obese men and women (with a body-mass index of greater than 30 and ... Read on »
Some Say BYETTA Is "Losing Steam" by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am It's hard to believe BYETTA has been around for four years. There was a time, late in the first year and into the second year, that supplies ran short. We were asked to delay new starts for a few weeks. However, sales are falling. The "experts" on Wall Street tell us sales are down because ofacute pancreatitisconcers and "competition ... Read on »
FDA Warns Of "Kidney Problems" With BYETTA? by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm There were 78 reports of "problems with kidney function" in patients taking BYETTA during a 42 month period ending October 2008. Seven million prescriptions for the drug were written during the same time period. That's one out of every 89,744 prescriptions and it is not specified whether this includes only new, or all, prescriptions. ... Read on »
FDA Warns Of "Kidney Problems" With BYETTA? by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm There were 78 reports of "problems with kidney function" in patients taking BYETTA during a 42 month period ending October 2008. Seven million prescriptions for the drug were written during the same time period. That's one out of every 89,744 prescriptions and it is not specified whether this includes only new, or all, prescriptions. Two ... Read on »