Bydureon (generic name: Exenatide Extended-Release for Injectable Suspension) is known as a prescription medicine, which is injected into your body, with the aim to improve blood sugar levels. It is usually prescribed to people who suffer from the symptoms and condition of type 2 diabetes.
It should be used along with a good routine of diet and exercise, however although this drug has been found to be a very successful treatment for the condition of type 2 diabetes, it is also not the recommended first choice of many doctors.
Bydureon Side Effects:
As with all medications, there may be a chance that you experience some side effects. These side effects are very rare, and it is not a regular occurrence for them to have been reported whilst a person is this medication. It is however important that you recognize the signs and the symptoms of a side effect and also you should be aware of an allergic reaction once you have taken this medication.
If you experience headaches, dizziness, confusion, irritability, hunger, rapid heartbeat or drowsiness then you stop using this medication immediately and consult your doctor of physician as soon as possible. If side effects worsen, then you should seek emergency medical aid.
You should always use the medication as it is prescribed to you from your doctor or physician. It is important that you do not take any dose, which is higher than that in which has been prescribed to you as this can make you more susceptible to the known side effects, that have been reported with this medication.
Bydureon is normally injected into the system once every seven days, it is important that you do not take this medication more than one in a three day period as it can lead to health problems. You are allowed to take Bydureon with or without food and make sure that you only inject the medication under the skin and not into any muscle or vein.
You should not take this medication if you are known to be allergic to any of the ingredients, that are used to make it. You should make regular visits to your doctor to ensure that the drug is not having an unsound effect within your body, and to ensure your condition is improving.
If you become pregnant, whilst using this medication you should stop using it, until you have seen your doctor who will be able to decide if the medication is safe to use, whilst pregnant, and will make the appropriate decision for you on this matter.
If you are taking any other medication either prescription or over the counter, then you should inform your doctor of this, as Bydureon has been known to interact with other medications.
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