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):
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.