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There were no reports of overdose in the five comparator-controlled 24-30 week trials of BYDUREON. Effects of overdoses with BYETTA in clinical studies included severe nausea, severe vomiting, and rapidly declining blood glucose concentrations, including severe hypoglycemia requiring parenteral glucose administration. In the event of overdose, appropriate supportive treatment should be initiated according to the patient's clinical signs and symptoms.
Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
BYDUREON is contraindicated in patients with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or in patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2).
BYDUREON is contraindicated in patients with a prior serious hypersensitivity reaction to exenatide or to any of the product components.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/2/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Bydureon Information
- Bydureon Drug Interactions Center: exenatide microspheres subq
- Bydureon Side Effects Center
- Bydureon FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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