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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Bydureon SubQ.

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Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
2/2/2013 6:31:59 PM

Reviewer: campmom, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am taking my 3rd injection tomorrow. Have been checking my sugar every morning and evening and have not seen a significant drop in numbers yet. Hope it kicks in soon. Dr. says it takes 3 or 4 weeks to see a difference. Along with this I also take 4 metformin tablets each day. Have dropped 10 lbs thought so that is a plus

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
1/27/2013 10:49:31 PM

Reviewer: susieq, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I came off of Januvia to start this and after reading others reviews I am not having any problems with itching or nodules at the injection site, my blood sugar readings have come down a bit, but I just took my 5th injection yesterday, my problem is severe headaches during the first 24 hours after injection, some nausea, not enough to stop the medication over, loss of appetite (that I can live with ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
1/21/2013 11:14:55 AM

Reviewer: CJ, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am now on my second week with this medication. I love that it has only to be done once a week. This makes it soo convenient for me. I have no problems with lumps or other side effects. I don't see the number lowering as much as I would like to. I am thinking that my meter needs to be replaced and will try doing that and monitoring for an additional week or so. he best thing for me is t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
1/4/2013 12:09:43 PM

Reviewer: caregiver, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband started taking this a couple of months ago in place of gly-buride. Each injection site has a knot under the skin. This cannot be a good thing! The only thing that can be happening is the medication is crystalizing in the muscle after injection. Everyone seems to be ok with this and accepting it as an acceptable side effect. The doctor said it was a normal side effect. However his mu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
12/28/2012 11:00:59 PM

Reviewer: mommieat40, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Bydureon definetly has helped me!!! Nausea was horrible in the begining but has gotten better. I do have hard knots under my skin where I have given my shots in my stomach. I wasn't aware of this side affect & wished the doctor would have told me so I wouldn't have freaked out when I found the first little knot.

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