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Side effect(s) of Exenatide

Read the side effects of Exenatide as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Nausea.

Central Nervous System- Dizziness or lightheadedness, nervousness, mood changes, weakness, shakiness, confusion, epilepsy and loss of consciousness.

Gastrointestinal- Extreme thirst, extreme hunger, stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea and difficulty in swallowing.

Skin- Rash, hives and itching.

Allergic reactions- Swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs and difficulty in breathing.

Other Precautions : *If patient is taking oral contraceptives or antibiotics take them one hour before this medication.

Drug Name : Exenatide

Exenatide(Byetta) generic is a incretin mimetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise, either alone or with other medications. For patients with chronic kidney disease who are at elevated risk for CV events, a glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist may lower risk for albuminuria progression and/or CV events, according to new (2019)recommendations of The American Diabetes Association It works by stimulating the pancreas to secrete insulin in hyperglycemic condition.
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