Dosing InformationThere is only one recommended dose for this medication, regardless of your weight or the severity of your diabetes. As always, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Bydureon Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of BydureonJust like any medicine, Bydureon may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Bydureon include but are not limited to:
(Click Bydureon Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsBydureon may react with several other medications (see Bydureon Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
- A history of pancreatitis
- A history or family history of cancer, especially thyroid cancer
- Diabetic gastroparesis
- A severe gastrointestinal condition
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Bydureon and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Bydureon and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Bydureon Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)