Byetta is an injectable medicine used to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Byetta is used with other diabetic medicines such as metformin, sulphonylureas, thiazolidinediones and basal or long acting insulins. Your doctor is now prescribing Byetta as an additional medicine to help control your blood sugar.
Active Ingredients: Byetta is a clear colourless liquid. It is supplied in a 10 microgram pre-filled delivery device (pen).
- Do not use Byetta if: you have type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis (often caused by very high blood glucose levels), you are allergic to exenatide or meta-Cresol or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet, or you have severe kidney problems or you are on dialysis.
- Do not use the Byetta pen after the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. Return the product to your pharmacist if it has expired or is damaged.
- Do not use the Byetta pen if you see solid particles or if the solution is cloudy or coloured.
- Do not use the Byetta pen if the pen has been in use for 30 days, even if there is medicine left in the pen.
ALWAYS READ THE LABEL. USE ONLY AS DIRECTED. IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST TALK TO YOUR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. THIS MEDICINE MAY NOT BE RIGHT FOR YOU. INCORRECT USE MAY BE HARMFUL. READ THE WARNINGS BEFORE PURCHASE. THE PHARMACIST RESERVES THE RIGHT TO NOT SUPPLY CONTRARY TO OUR PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL OBLIGATION.