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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
2/27/2014 11:49:33 AM

Reviewer: BB, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Very painful injection. Severe swelling and soreness at injection site.

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
2/9/2014 12:52:21 PM

Reviewer: Kansas Dad, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been taking Victoza for years and was very happy with it and my blood sugar levels were vey good. My blue Cross insurance said they would no longer cover Victoza as of Jan 2014 and so my dr put me on Bydureon. I am on my 6th shot. My BS levels have gone from 130 to 180 and higher. I am tired, irratable and do not feel as good. The weekly shot is nice, but it takes me 15 mins or longer to ge ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
2/7/2014 10:45:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I figured out how to avoid the lumps! I didn't get the lump the first time I injected with a nurse, but did the next 6 times until I carefully reread the instructions again. The instructions say that if you wait too long to take the shot after injecting, the needle will get clogged. I didn't think I was waiting too long, but did notice it would be hard to push in sometimes. Now, if I injec ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
1/16/2014 1:30:11 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
did not help to produce Beta cells as I have hoped!

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
1/15/2014 3:42:12 PM

Reviewer: jasteel, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor recommended bydureon for me because I was having trouble maintaining my weight with my previous regimen of Actos, Janumet, and Glimeperide. My AiC was 6.8 and my readings were usually always under 150. When I switched to bydureon (along with Metformin and Glimeperide) my readings shot to over 200. I did 6 weeks of injections, but the readings never came down. I also experienced the lumps ... Show Full Comment

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