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BYDUREON ONCE WEEKLY EXENATIDE

Discussion in 'Incretin Mimetics' started by Cowboyjim, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Yetiandy

    Yetiandy Type 2 · Member

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    I've just started Bydureon and have to go to my surgery for the injection it hurts like a *****!!
    I will never be able to inject myself
    If it works and I lose weight I'll be happy
    My GP prescribed it no problem whatsoever
     
  2. angel49

    angel49 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Pre-filled pen....taken once weekly on same day...no special needs eg.bf or after food.
     
  3. stephenT2

    stephenT2 · Well-Known Member

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    Gosh, have been on this injection now for over 5 years, was surprised to see a 'new' post on this thread! Not even sure what the recent post is about LOL
     
  4. Pramod85

    Pramod85 Doctor · Member

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    What is generic name of Bydureon
     
  5. stephenT2

    stephenT2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have a look at thread title LOL (Exenatide)
     
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  6. Pramod85

    Pramod85 Doctor · Member

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    Liraglutide is better than exenatide
     
  7. stephenT2

    stephenT2 · Well-Known Member

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    Why? (especially when Bydureon is a once weekly application, and your suggestion is a daily one)
     
    #87 stephenT2, Mar 10, 2017 at 3:18 PM
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    Osidge Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Exanatide and liraglutide operate in entirely different ways. Possible side effects are also different.

    Doug
     
  9. stephenT2

    stephenT2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm aware of that. That's the reason I queried the previous posts assertion that one was 'better' than the other - surely an impossible assumption!
     
  10. Osidge

    Osidge Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    The effects of the medications will vary from person to person. Currently the "gliflozin" family of diabetes meds are proving popular and effective.
     
  11. Thebigandyt

    Thebigandyt Type 2 · Newbie

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    Is anyone finding lumps at injection sites from this drug. I was on it a month and still have large welts where I injected the oldest is eight months old! No sign of getting smaller
     
  12. stephenT2

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    If you don't change the injection 'site' regularly, you will get lumps. I am currently on a further daily injection of a drug called Clexane 100mg (for blood thinning) which does the same thing of potentially leaving lumps, you need to change the site every time to prevent the lumps. Admittedly, even when they have happened to me, they certainly haven't lasted 8 months. Would be worth mentioning on your next medical appointment...
     
  13. Thebigandyt

    Thebigandyt Type 2 · Newbie

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    I've only taken four injections and then stopped, all in different sites. The largest is about the size of a 2p coin. Now on differrnt drug. I mentioned it to the nurse and she said she'd never seen them before. Online search seem to suggest it's not complete rare though to get the reaction
     
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    lefeilouss Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hi, anyone here still on Bydureon? Been hoping to hear someone on this whethwr it works? I am already on metformin and insulin with Byrureon, however recently i have started LCHF diet hence I can lower my insulin intake and not sure whether I can jst depend in Bydureon or go completely of it? pls advise thanks!
     
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