Byetta Side Effects

Diabetes 2 Medication, Byetta: – Side effects you should know about if your doctor has prescribed Byetta for type 2 diabetes
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by Neva J. Howell unless otherwise noted

The new kid on the medical diabetes block is Byetta.

Used to treat type 2 Diabetes, Byetta is an injectable medicine.

Potential Side effects of Byetta:
(Partial list; see doctor or pharmacists for full list):

Excessive Sweating
Chest Pain
Decreased Appetite
GERD – more on gerd

Important to note:  Byetta does not replace insulin and is not a substitute for it.  Also, it hasn’t been studied in children or for type 1 diabetes. Don’t use byetta if you take insulin.

You should report to your doctor immediately any persistent vomiting or abdominal cramping when taking byetta.

Byetta may reduce appetite and affect weight.

more about byetta

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