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Pain Management board

  1. Afraid to talk with my doctor about meds
    ... Metformin Hcl 1000mg x2 daily Gemfibrozil 600mg x2 daily Byetta Sub derm injection 10mcg x2 daily Lantus sub derm ... intake, others for diabetes slow down intake of foods ( byetta ) and slow down the liver in making sugars (metformin ... Greg EDIT: One thing I forgot to add. The Byetta makes me sweat a lot. I have to have a fan or some...
    ... QUOTE=gregar;3525493]One thing I forgot to add. The Byetta makes me sweat a lot. I have to have a fan or some...

  2. question on oxycontin
    ... diabetic and take a few different meds. Insulin, Byetta , metformin, gemfibrizil and vytorin and while a couple...
    ... diabetic and take a few different meds. Insulin, Byetta , metformin, gemfibrizil and vytorin and while a couple...

Skin Problems board

  1. Granuloma Annulare
    ... medicines. This skin problem got worse when I started Byetta ....
    ... medicines. This skin problem got worse when I started Byetta . interesting...... my mom is on Byetta too.......
    ... Nexium and switched to Prilosec. I have discontinued Byetta and stopped the Prilosec. Today I started taking...

Arthritis board

  1. Sorry I just have to vent
    ... with depression & anxiety attacks Im on insulin & byetta for diabetic, lisonopril & ispotin for the heart ...
    ... with depression & anxiety attacks Im on insulin & byetta for diabetic, lisonopril & ispotin for the heart ...

  2. Enbrel
    ... the pre filled needles, now mind ya i take insulin & byetta also so needles dont phase me but ugh i find the prefilled...

  3. Hi introducing myself
    ... serious & did blood work, adjusted my insulin & added byetta & added lisinopril to the ispotin i was already taking...

Back Problems board

  1. Update from problems two weeks ago.
    ... Have you tried Byetta for the type II diabetes? Heard it really works wonders...
    ... Thanks for the replies, Chris, Byetta ? is it a med for diabetes? I haven't been on any meds...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. diabetes and colonoscopy question
    ... fatigued - are you on byetta ? If so, mention this to your doctor. my mom is a ... diabetic and takes byetta and she had a colonoscopy and was not able to clean ... totally out beforehand, because byetta slows the emptying of the stomach. Good luck and...

Obesity board

  1. Byetta for Obesity
    ... check under the Diabetes board for information on Byetta . It's basically lizard spit. I've heard it's expensive...
    ... height at 5'4. My docotor suggest thay i take the byetta shot to lose weight an control my sugar levels but...
    ... friend in Nashville, TN whose wife was allowed to have Byetta for an off-label use of weight loss. She's got other...
    ... My doctor started me on Byetta about 6 months ago for weight loss, he told me I was ... months, to me that's nothing to get that excited over. Byetta is a shot you give to yourself 2 times a day and trust ... appointment my doctor informed me that the makers of this byetta shot is also coming out with a version of it strictly ... seriously at your witts end talk to your doctor about the byetta but personally I think you would be in your best interest ... if you discuss taking the byetta that is just for weightloss once it comes out, because...

Weight Loss board

  1. Byetta
    ... [QUOTE=sunnydaze1234;3226350]HAS ANYONE TRYED BYETTA ???? Results? THANKS For weight loss? Byetta...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. My Bowel Issues Are Starting to Affect Me In Social Situations
    ... diabetic too! My metformin was fine. It was the byetta that was tearing me up! I quit taking it because...

  2. Question concerning diabetes and colonoscopy
    ... diarrhea, and I think it turned out to be connected with Byetta . I went off of the Byetta because of vomiting, but...

  3. Colonoscopy failure
    ... curiousity are you a diabetic? if so do you take byetta ? this happened to my mom and it was because byetta...

  4. Uncontrolled bowel
    ... it be my medicine I take for diebities. I am taking Byetta which can cause stomach upset. But this shouldnt cause...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Where has the energy gone?
    ... Just one other note - you might ask your Endo about Byetta when you go in - mine is ready to start me on it as...

  2. Will these interfere with my thyroid med?
    ... downstairs and it is about an hour... I inject the Byetta (another diabetes med) and make breakfast then eat...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Sudden eye pressure increase
    ... 30 - insulin - 20 mg 2/day - started June 2007 2) Byetta - for diabetes - started around 1st of Sept 2007 ...
    ... diabetes. About 4 months ago I started using the 5 level Byetta once a day and one month later I was switched to 10 ... level Byetta before breakfast and before dinner. My glaucome has ... months. My first glaucoma check after I began using Byetta , my pressures had increased to 17 and 19. My eye ... any impact on the pressures. The addition of the Byetta is the only change to my medication in over a year...

Anemia board

  1. Low Ferritin levels...
    ... year old Male diabetic for 4 years undercontrol with Byetta and pills...I have been giving blood for about 2 years...

Addison's Disease board

  1. Need Some Help
    ... going on. 2 years ago dx with diabetes put on byetta 5mg 2x a day increased to 10mg 2 x a day and metformin...

  2. Addisons/Hypothyroidism/Menopause
    ... and can't seem to get energized. I have been using Byetta for one month now to help with energy levels - I am...

Diabetes board

  1. Bloodsugar test = 675 (!)
    ... the medications, the doctor will be starting me on Byetta . I hope this works! i typed the above earlier in...

  2. Could use some advice for a friend in BAD shape!!!
    ... was there last week my sugar was 381. He put me on Byetta but it makes me really sick. I also have gastroitus...
    ... doctors are hestitating to give insulin and prescribing Byetta , i'm guessing it's because they think she is insulin...
    ... Lilbit... Have they tried anything other than Byetta for her, like metformin? I'm very surprised that...

  3. I feel like I've lost the battle
    ... everyone. And if it doesn't, there are others. Januvia, Byetta and others. You will find one that helps. I am also...

  4. taking byetta and insulin together
    ... to take them both. It works out good. I loved the Byetta because it helped me out with my appetite....

  5. Glucophage making me sick!
    ... she brings it up everytime I see her. I also tried Byetta for a while, two injections a day, but I stopped that...

  6. Itching and redness at injection site
    ... my gosh I am having the same reaction with the drug Byetta . Like you I did not have this problem at first but...

  7. how to give yourself byetta shots
    ... Hello, I'm also new to Byetta and my doc's nurse showed me how to do it. The best...
    ... Hi, I used to take byetta , I used my lower stomach for injection sites because...

  8. byetta
    ... I was on Byetta for over a year but had no bad reactions to it. Maybe...

  9. Symlin
    ... where the side effects and did it work as well as Byetta when it came to curving appetite?...
    ... Tell me about it!!! I have a friend who was taken of Byetta and put on insulin, 70/30 novelin and she gained 50 ... months!. This was after losing about 75 pounds on Byetta !. I was almost in tears when I read what she told...
    ... I had some trouble getting my Byetta pen paid for by my insurance in the beginning and ... The insurance company did an "over ride" for the Byetta and I only ended up paying $10.00 copays, this is...
    ... Its a great medicine. I take 20g twice a day. Is byetta basically the same thing? Symlin is great though...

  10. question insulin
    ... my endo just took me off all my oral meds and my byetta shot and put me on insulin, i'm up to 15-20 units...

  11. Avandia and name of the new drug?
    ... the name. Anyone? The ones I have heard of are Byetta and Januvia. There is also a version of Januvia with...
    ... cardiovascular risk/mortality is actos januvia and byetta are the other medications that stimulate insulin synthesis...

  12. Starting Lantis....
    ... running in the 200's fasting while taking Glucatrol, Byetta and Junivia, the doctor is starting me on 10 mg of ... night. I have been losing weight since starting the Byetta . I feal using insulin will cause weight gain. Is...
    ... running in the 200's fasting while taking Glucatrol, Byetta and Junivia, the doctor is starting me on 10 mg of ... night. I have been losing weight since starting the Byetta . I feal using insulin will cause weight gain. Is ... out. I know that Glucatrol is a pill, right? And Byetta is pretty new, so I don't know much about that one...

  13. Need advice on getting treatment
    ... because - well your one of us. the lizard spit is Byetta . I liked it but did not help me with my morning ... Many insulins are available for use in a pen like the Byetta . they are very convenient and work pretty good. ...
    ... because - well your one of us. the lizard spit is Byetta . I liked it but did not help me with my morning ... Many insulins are available for use in a pen like the Byetta . they are very convenient and work pretty good. ...

  14. Insulin Next - Scared!
    ... responses. I am not afraid of the injection. I am using Byetta now which requires 2 injections per day. I am worried...

  15. Byetta, anyone?
    ... My mom went on byetta and heres her experience. Byetta from what her doctor/studies have told her, basically...
    ... metformin. Actos caused severe swelling. Doc put me on Byetta in Feb. 5 mg. Severe nausea for several weeks and ... taking 10 mg of Glucatrol. Doc changed me back 5 mg of Byetta and added another pill. Cannot remember the name ... putting out insulin. I wish you better luck with the Byetta ....

  16. loss of taste
    ... I've been on Byetta for almost 2 years and went from 194 lbs to 155 lbs ... veggies. I'm wondering if this could be caused by the Byetta ?...

  17. a twist on Dawn Phenomenon
    ... Type 2 for about 7 years. a couple months ago I used Byetta for a month. I saw improvement - but my morning numbers...
    ... Type 2 for about 7 years. a couple months ago I used Byetta for a month. I saw improvement - but my morning numbers...

  18. Byetta and lantus?
    ... This makes going low a lot less likely. As far as Byetta is concerned, my understanding is that it needs to...

  19. Frustrated
    ... the past year) and am trying to tolerate 10 mg of Byetta twice a day. I run an A1c around 6.8. I usually ... year and have ankle edema at the end of the day. The Byetta while initially a great sucess at 5 mg (30 pound weight...
    ... the past year) and am trying to tolerate 10 mg of Byetta twice a day. I run an A1c around 6.8. I usually ... year and have ankle edema at the end of the day. The Byetta while initially a great sucess at 5 mg (30 pound weight...
    ... jumped to 250 or higher in the a.m. I am now on 5mg of Byetta and Glucatrol (sp?). My morning readings are a little ... not where they should be. Will be moved to 10mg of Byetta in March. I too am nauseaus with 5mg and worry about...

  20. Byetta?
    ... I've been on Byetta for a year or so and have lost 46#. It just seems...

  21. new here, not new to Diabetes
    ... the medications, the doctor will be starting me on Byetta . I hope this works! anyway, sorry i've babbled,...

  22. Byetta anyone?
    ... I have been on Byetta since 2005 shortly after it became available. I lost...
    ... Hi Terri, I take Byetta and have been for about 10 months now. My weight...
    ... it was just me, but i did not loose any weight on byetta and it really did not change my blood sugars. i hardly...
    ... I started Byetta a couple weeks ago and my numbers are looking much...
    ... Does Byetta have any dangerous side effects? I've heard of a ... medication like this, but I'm not sure if it was Byetta . If on oral medications, does the Byetta replace...

  23. Always hungry
    ... feel satisfied/full. You might ask your doctor about Byetta . It is supposed to help in that aspect. I was going...

  24. Byetta and insulin used together
    ... For Byetta to have a beneficial effect, you need to have functioning ... have functioning beta cells, which is why insulin and Byetta are not normally used together. If your beta cells ... is no reason why you shouldn't use both insulin and Byetta . Losing weight definitely helps. But your numbers ... packed up, you could consider using Symlin instead of Byetta , together with your insulin. Discuss it with your...
    ... [QUOTE=Mark1e;3308819]For Byetta to have a beneficial effect, you need to have functioning ... have functioning beta cells, which is why insulin and Byetta are not normally used together. If your beta cells ... is no reason why you shouldn't use both insulin and Byetta . Losing weight definitely helps. But your numbers ... packed up, you could consider using Symlin instead of Byetta , together with your insulin. Discuss it with your ... ve lost. When I started insulin (before going on Byetta ), I gained a whooping 50 lbs!!! I'm determined not...

  25. byetta and other diabetes medicine
    ... because of meds not working. He told me about the Byetta being my next step. The Byette comes in a 10 too. ... Maybe you should ask your Dr about increasing the byetta . You didnt mention if your taking it once a day or...

  26. Byetta for weight loss??
    ... My docter just precribed Byetta today. I'm starting on it tommorrow I will let you ... jump start, He mentioned metformin but deceided on byetta . did you have any side effects on the metformin? ... Are you aware that the Byetta is usually not covered by insurance and the price...
    ... Hello, Thanks for your reply. Yes, I am aware that Byetta is usually not covered by insurance and is expensive ... t lost anymore, so that is why I am thinking about Byetta . Please let me know how it works for you. Madison...
    ... sunny, how are you doing on the byetta ? i was just prescribed and will start tonight? just...
    ... i started byetta a week ago i was doing 60 units am and pm of novolog...
    ... I have been on Byetta for 6 months and have lost 15 pounds. The only side...
    ... A friend of mine lost over 30 lbs. on Byetta ....

  27. Issues with low blood sugar on Medications
    ... of sudden low sugar levels. I am taking 10 mg of Byetta , (2) 500 mg. tabs of Metformin and 5 mg of Actos daily ... sudden sugar drop. He wanted to take me off of the Byetta because I had not lost any additional weight since ... months. I told him I did not want to get off of the Byetta because I thought it was really controlling my sugar ... am at a loss as to what to do. Before taking the Byetta and being on (4) tabs of 500 mg of Metformin, my blood...

  28. Please help Anyone on Exenatidet or Byetta?
    ... My neighbor uses the byetta , and it has done wonders for her sugar levels. She...
    ... Hia, Many thanks for your reply. Mum started byetta and is on day 2 today.. So far so good - blood sugars...
    ... Hi, I just started Byetta . After hearing all the horror stories about being ... no unpleasant side-effects. My husband has been on Byetta for 3 weeks now and is constantly nauseous. His doctor ... but he's going to get it. I mainly switched to Byetta because of the weight-loss effect. I need to lose ... experience the weight loss that so many people on Byetta have achieved. I stopped my Lantus and humalog...
    ... Thanks for your reply. Mum is doing well so far with byetta . She has had a little nausea and some diarrhoea and...

  29. Help my numbers wont go down with my insulin!
    ... ask your doctor about byetta . my mom had trouble with insulin too, and now uses ... byetta with better results...

  30. Byetta Question
    ... Hi Funny girl, Read my answer to the Byetta post above. Kent...

  31. Byetta Feedback?
    ... I've been using Byetta for about 3 weeks now, and I've definitely gotten...
    ... on my ability to control my sugars - hopefully the Byetta will further lower the post meal spikes, and morning...
    ... Good luck with your Byetta Amie. I must say also that I've experienced some hiccups ... recently. I don't know if those are side effects of Byetta . I started taking it while in the middle of a bad ... was cold and shaking. I think everyone who takes Byetta might go through a few weeks where their bodies adjust...
    ... DarkOrchid"][/FONT] [SIZE="3"][/SIZE] I have been on Byetta since Thanksgiving 2006. It had done wonders for my...
    ... The Byetta patient information insert states: " Byetta is injected, twice a day at any time within the 60 ... the day, approximately 6 hours apart). Do not take Byetta after your meal." My doctor told me to start the ... control I have achieved as far as my BG readings. Byetta has done a better job than Glucophage or Amaryl ever ... hoping for the added benefit of the weight loss with Byetta but that has not happened (nor have I noticed that...
    ... [QUOTE=SusanBB;2939935]The Byetta patient information insert states: "Byetta is injected ... the day, approximately 6 hours apart). Do not take Byetta after your meal." My doctor told me to start the ... control I have achieved as far as my BG readings. Byetta has done a better job than Glucophage or Amaryl ever ... hoping for the added benefit of the weight loss with Byetta but that has not happened (nor have I noticed that...
    ... closely, my levels are way netter. I have to admit the Byetta does cause some major nausea. I now have a gastric...
    ... numbers, but, my body is SOO out of whack lately. The Byetta makes me slightly nauseous and constipated sometimes ... was doing OK, my appetite had returned, but after Byetta it goes away. Of course, when your appetite returns ... or Applebees' or wherever you go. Now that I'm on Byetta , those big roadside diner portion just make me want...
    ... plus micronase. How's everyone else doing with their byetta ?...
    ... loss continues once you switch from 5mgs to 10 mgs of Byetta . I've been on 5mgs for a month and I'm now being...
    ... My only thought on Byetta is: what is IN this stuff that makes people so sick...
    ... seems gross no matter what or how much you eat. Byetta is lizard spit and a gift from above. One shot in...
    ... Byetta saved my life! I have been taking byetta shots going on two years. Blood sugar stays near normal...
    ... your posts for a few days now. I have been on 5mg of Byetta for a month now, with some side effects, not bad. ... sugars. After 3 1/2 hours of taking the 10 mg. of Byetta , my symptoms subsided. I went home and I have been ... Ok today. NO MORE BYETTA FOR ME! I have a doctors appointment tomorrow. I...
    ... [COLOR="Magenta"]My doctor took me off Byetta and I'm now on Levemir. We'll see how it goes....
    ... I have been on Byetta for 16 months and have done very well with weight ... control. My problem is that 2 months after starting Byetta my hair started to fall out. My Endo finds no proof...
    ... is really frustrating! I had not heard of that with Byetta before, although it is a common symptom with low thyroid ... a coupon from their doctor to get a free month of Byetta ? My daughter is also on Byetta now and her health ... she's gotten a few free coupons from people who use Byetta . Does anyone know about this?...
    ... of acute pancreatitis in patients taking exenatide ( Byetta ) for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Twenty-seven ... agency has asked Amylin Pharmaceuticals, maker of Byetta , to change the drug's label to include information ... which may be accompanied by vomiting. The FDA said Byetta should be discontinued if pancreatitis is suspected ... wonder most people vomit their heads off when starting Byetta spit. My husband threw his in the garbage. But obviously ... get lowered glucose when they inject themselves with Byetta . Sort of like losing weight on a diet of Drano. It...

  32. Should I go with an insulin pump?
    ... are you taking? an insulin sensitizer or Januvia, Byetta or Symlin might help reduce your insulin requirements...
    ... will ask my doctor about the Symlin although I was on Byetta before and it didn't seem to work. I just think the...

  33. Meds and diabetes, please help
    ... luck with Januvia. Another newer med to try might be Byetta ....

  34. High readings after exercise......
    ... exercise (I need it) but am concerned. My Dr. suggested Byetta but it is so expensive. Any suggestions will be...
    ... persistent that you could find a way to do it without Byetta , but if nothing else works the medicine is much better...

  35. really high readings
    ... need to get on track. My doctor says she might add Byetta (sp?) if the avandia doesn't make a significant difference...

  36. Byetta
    ... I'm a T1 so don't use byetta , but congrats on the weight loss and the good a1c...

  37. Byetta worsen acid reflux?
    ... Acid reflux is a contraindication for byetta. Byetta is known to cause stomach problems....

  38. NE1 have experience with Byetta?
    ... I have taken byetta for weight loss and also my grandmother. She lost ... lose the weight. Also, this site, [url]http://www. byetta .com/index.jsp[/url] has a lot of information on it...

  39. travel container for byetta
    ... I didn't think Byetta needed refridgeration. If it does, look into a frio...
    ... byetta needs refrideration says on the sample my doctor gave...

  40. Anyone on Byetta
    ... expect. I have am not new to diabetes but just new to Byetta . Just looking for some help....
    ... I have never heard of Byetta , I will ask my doctor about it. Thank you. Porterville...
    ... at my Diabetes Class today and they were discussing Byetta for Type 2...it is suppose to be a great med...decreases...

  41. Trying to balance diabetes, heart disease and high BP. Od'ing on frustration.
    ... ve been trying to get my diet together. I was on Byetta (which is a great drug if you can tolerate it) for...
    ... ve been trying to get my diet together. I was on Byetta (which is a great drug if you can tolerate it) for...
    ... Lantis. I was put on that right after being put on byetta . I'm still on it even though the byetta is history...

  42. Type 1 Diabetic in Trouble
    ... diabetic. She used to take insulin, and now she takes byetta . It's not insulin, it's synthetic lizard spit. It...
    ... Byetta will work for type 2s, but for type 1 the only option...

  43. curious/byetta shot
    ... I was put on Byetta in March and I've lost 25 lbs., (included diet and ... time I was increased to 10 mcgs. I've stopped the byetta now and have had to go back up on Lantis and my blood...

  44. newly diagnosed
    ... its called beta something. ..... You're thinkin of Byetta . Its a new injected T2 drug that increases the secretion...

  45. 3 Hour Glucose Test 30 Repeat Test 51
    ... new medication that some are having success with. Byetta (exenatide) This enhances the insulin sensitivity...

  46. When Byetta stops working
    ... Jarlena, I understand how you feel. I also was on Byetta for almost a year when it stopped working for me. ... months. When this stopped working, I tried it with the Byetta again. Again, it stopped working. Then I tried Levemir ... , Byetta and the Lantus. That didn't work either. Now,...
    ... Byetta may stop working as beta cell exhaustion occurs, in...
    ... I started taking Byetta in FEb this year and it has done wonders! But my Dr...

  47. Morning Fasting numbers
    ... to see lower morning numbers. I have been taking Byetta five days now...that is going good. Thanks for...

  48. Anyone try Byetta?
    ... Hi There! I tried byetta for about 6 weeks. It does lower your blood sugars...
    ... not to have it filled. I've heard great things about Byetta , but unless the drug company producing it finds a...

  49. Byetta?
    ... novolog completely, drop my lantus to 20, and put me on byetta twice daily. this is a new drug - not even approved...

  50. Has anyone used Byetta?
    ... I started Byetta recently and am on the 5 mcg pen for the first 30 ... effects and the shots are painless and easy to do. The Byetta makes me less hungry and makes me feel full for hours...
    ... lose some weight! i'm being taken off of novolog for byetta , and dropping my lantus. are you finding that it is...

  51. Byetta
    ... My doctor just gave me a prescription for Byetta today. I'm all for it if it will help me lose weight...
    ... The pharmacy had to order the Byetta and I should be able to pick it up tomorrow. :) ...
    ... Hey Bobsmom.... So how is the Byetta working for you? I have been on it for 5 days and ... 6.4 in 2 months. This was before I started taking Byetta . :) Good luck...let me know how it is going...
    ... I have been on byetta for almost a year nowe and it really helps I lost ... me keep my sugars regulated...you guys should like Byetta ....well just thought I would give ya my pov...

  52. Diabetic Type 2 unmedicated 100# too much!
    ... what some solutions would be and he is putting me on Byetta . Its a shot that you take before you eat your morning...

  53. Lantus since November
    ... attended. She wants me to teach a class on using the Byetta pen to some of her patients that are being prescribed ... Byetta . I am looking forward to this. Also during the class...
    ... gratifying to have been asked to teach re using the Byetta pen. Obviously, you are a person who learns new things...

  54. Byetta injections anyone?
    ... Mayfairlady, Yes, I have been on Byetta for a month now, it is the most wonderful drug for...
    ... more...did you need or want to lose weight on the Byetta ? Have you noticed it has surpressed your appetite...
    ... of which put on the lbs, I had gained 30 lbs. With Byetta , you start on a 5 dose. That made me a bit quesy ... doing well. It certainly does suppress my appetite. Byetta slows the emptying of the stomach, so you feel full ... that is very informative, just lots of people on Byetta . Good Luck. Sandy...
    ... will probably have to adjust that if I start with Byetta . Again, Thank You. Mayfairlady...

  55. I give up/What to eat?/What does it matter?
    ... t eat, my numbers are high. I am currently taking Byetta , Lantus, and Amaryl. I have tried almost all of the...
    ... difference with my numbers while taking it anyway. The Byetta helps a little. The Amaryl helps a little, and I...


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