BYETTA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • reactions at the site of the injection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • weight loss
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood sugar

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • decreased appetite
  • nervousness
  • generalized weakness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • bleeding
  • gallstones
  • inflammation of the gallbladder
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • kidney failure
  • decreased kidney function
  • itching
  • hives
  • an abscess
  • dead skin
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • intense abdominal pain
  • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
  • cellulitis
  • necrotizing pancreatitis, or inflammation and tissue death in the pancreas

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • hair loss
  • drowsiness
  • taste impairment
  • gas
  • burping
  • abdominal bloating

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