Byetta PensByetta Pens
Pack with one 2.4 mL pen x 10 mcg doses
Pack with one 1.2 mL pen x 5 mcg doses
What is the Byetta Injection Pen?
The Byetta Injection Pen is an antidiabetic medication that contains 250mcg/ml of exenatide, a potent glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist. Exenatide is a synthetic peptide that belongs to a category of medication known as incretin mimetics. Its mechanism of action closely mimics the activity of incretin hormones like GLP-1. The incretin hormone is vital for promoting the release of insulin in a glucose-dependent manner, as well as other antihyperglycemic actions.
Why is the Byetta used?
Once administered, exenatide stimulates the pancreatic beta cells to release more glucose-dependent insulin; suppress elevated glucagon secretion; and delay gastric emptying. As a result, blood glucose levels are maintained within the normal range.
This medicine is indicated to be used as part of a comprehensive diabetes management program along with diet modification and adequate exercise for better glycemic regulation in type 2 diabetic patients. The Byetta Injection Pen is not a substitute for insulin and should not be used for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus or diabetic ketoacidosis.
Each Byetta Injection Pen is prefilled with sterile, clear, colorless, and particle-free solution. The pen comes in two sizes, 1.2ml (5mcg per dose) and 2.4ml (10mcg per dose). Both sizes deliver 60 doses for 30 days of use. The initial dosage of Byetta is 5mcg, which is administered twice daily via subcutaneous injection through the upper arm, thigh, or abdomen. This injection can be given at any time within an hour before the morning or evening meals (or before two main meals, spaced six hours apart). The dosage may be increased to 10mcg twice daily based on patient’s response to the treatment.
- Feeling jittery
- Dizziness and weakness
- Diarrhea and constipation
Please note that this is not a complete list of all the possible side effects of Byetta. Byetta may cause other side effects that are not included in this list. Patients should see a doctor if they experience any unusual or persistent symptoms. Refer to the product leaflet for a full list of side effects.
5 mcg, 10 mcg
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