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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of byetta subq.

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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!

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
3/27/2013 10:12:23 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started having sharp pain in my stomach. I would jump because of the sharp pains and wake my husband. I only tried this for 1 month.

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 2
3/26/2013 1:51:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on it for two full months.I started with 5mg. for a month then 10mg. for the second month.I'm starting my 2nd. 10mg. pen and my third month. I've experienced some loose stools during the first two weeks then back to normal. I've had no other adverse effects and my sugar has gone down from the 230 range to the 150 range and hopefully still dropping. My weight has gone fr ... Show Full Comment

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