From a class of medicines called incretin mimetics. Used to treat type 2 diabetes.
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Manufacturer's site describes this injectable agent used in treating type 2 diabetes.
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Exenatide (synthetic exendin-4)
Questions and answers about this injectable agent for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
MedlinePlus: Exenatide Injection
How this medication is used, precautions, side effects, storage, and what to do in case of an overdose.
Exenatide Promotes Weight Loss in Overweight Diabetic Patients
Research article explains some additional benefits of the drug, Byetta, used to help treat type 2 patients. (October 24, 2005)
Exenatide Achieves Glycemic Control Equivalent to Glargine
Comparator study in which a noninsulin treatment has demonstrated similar blood glucose control to insulin for patients who are failing to achieve treatment targets on oral medications. (September 15, 2005)
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