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    Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
    2/16/2016 1:45:42 AM

    Reviewer: KeyWestMike, 55-64 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    My insurance company stopped covering this drug in July of 2015. It was great at controlling my Type II and I hope to get it covered again soon. Victoza is simply not doing the job. I tried Bydereon the weekly exenatide injection and the coverage was very good too. But the needle was horribly painful and it left a lump at the injection site.

    Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
    3/31/2015 9:56:55 AM

    Reviewer: Francoiswpb, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    on day 2 and i am not hungry at all had a yogurt for breakfast and i feel like i could go and barf i hope it does not go on for 2 weeks like i have been reading

    Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
    7/19/2014 10:33:52 AM

    Reviewer: csc, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Drug has worked well for diabetes, lost weight, brought A1C down. I was unable to go to the 10 units twice a day because of stomach issues. Question, has anyone been having bladder infections chronic after being on Byetta for an extended time?

    Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
    6/26/2014 7:56:39 AM

    Reviewer: peanut65, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am on my 3rd pen and I am starting to see results now. It really makes me nauseous. ALSO I have had a lot of depression since I started with Byetta. Is this a reported side effect? That is not normal for me BUT I am going through a lot so may be coincidental??

    Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
    1/9/2014 3:27:37 PM

    Reviewer: suzyq, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Lost ALL my hair on my head and body. Went through extensive treatment and nothing worked until I stopped using byetta. Full head of hair now. Wouldn't touch it again!

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