Disease Information for Exenatide (Byetta) Administration/Toxicity injection

Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Gastric Emptying Delay
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Gastric Emptying Time Delay
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypoglycemia, diabetic/treatment
Disease Mechanism & Classification
DRUG/Anti-diabetic medication (example)
DRUG/Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor
DRUG/Dose before meals
DRUG/Glucagon Like Peptide GLP-1 Analog
DRUG/Incretin like anti-glycemic
DRUG/Novel drug/Class
DRUG/Novel anti-diabetic Incretin mimic/Amylin effect
Pathophysiology/Delayed gastric emptying/gastrostasis
Exenatide (Byetta) Administration injection, Brand Name/Bydureon (Exenatide) XR, Brand name/Byetta (Exenatide) GIP/GLP-1 Analog
Drug Dosage
DRUG/2005 New Release
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Orally ineffective drug
DRUG/Subcutaneous administration medication

Exenide generic [Byetta} is an increatin mimetic injection pen with 5 mcg or 10 mcg delived dose; adjunctive therapy for glycemic control; sensitizes the beta cells to glycemic response acting like glucagon-like-peptide-1 [GLP-1]; Exenatide moderates glucagon levels and slows gastric emtying; generally used in metformin and/or sulfonourea treated type II diabetyics before long term insulin started; dose of sulfonoureas should be lowered; given as injection BID; Metformin dose stays the same;

60 minutes before breakfast and supper; In general reduces insulin demand by moderating swings in glucose levels usually reducing hepatic release;

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BYETTA (bye-A-tuh) is the first in a class of medicines for type 2 diabetes called incretin mimetics; BYETTA improves blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes and is used with pills like Glucophage® (metformin), and/or a sulfonylurea like Amaryl® (glimepiride), Glucotrol® (glipizide), Micronase® (glyburide), and others; ------------------[byetta_com amylin website 2006]---------


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