IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: POSSIBLE THYROID TUMORS, INCLUDING CANCER:
In animal studies, BYDUREON caused rats to develop tumors of the thyroid gland. Some of these tumors were cancer. It is not known if BYDUREON causes thyroid tumors or a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) in people. Do not take BYDUREON if you or any of your family members have MTC or if you have Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2. While taking BYDUREON, tell your healthcare provider if you get a lump or swelling in your neck, hoarseness, trouble swallowing, or shortness of breath. These may be symptoms of thyroid cancer.
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Learn about BYDUREON, a once-weekly medicine that works with your body to improve blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes when used along with diet and exercise.
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BYDUREON Steady Support
If you are just starting BYDUREON, or if you have been taking it for a while, you may have some questions or want some support. That’s why we offer BYDUREON Steady Support. Learn more.
About Type 2 Diabetes
Learn more about type 2 diabetes and how to manage it.
BYDUREON is an injectable prescription medicine that may improve blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus, and should be used along with diet and exercise. BYDUREON is not recommended as the first medication to treat diabetes.
BYDUREON is a long-acting form of the medication in BYETTA® (exenatide) injection so both drugs should not be used together. BYDUREON is not a substitute for insulin and has not been studied in combination with insulin. BYDUREON is not for people with type 1 diabetes or people with diabetic ketoacidosis (a condition caused by very high blood sugar). BYDUREON is not recommended for use in children. It is not known if BYDUREON is safe and effective in people with a history of pancreatitis or severe kidney problems.
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