Byetta Side Effects

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  1. link Shrtkak1
    Bee Sting Side effect
    I was on Byetta for 45 days and towards day 38 I developed small red, hot to the touch, bee sting spots at the injection site where I had been giving myself injections. I really liked Byetta because it kept my blood sugar down, but my doctor took me - 6% more...
    Shrtkak1- over a year ago - in Byetta
  2. link Barbgonzalez
    Byetta dizzyness, type 2 diabetes, vomiting, fatigue, kidney
    I was diagnosed with cancer of the Kidney and subsequently had it removed; this was after I had been taking Byetta. During the course of injecting the Byetta for my Type 2 Diabetes I suffered from severe vomiting, fatigue, dizziness and just over all - 33% more...
    Barbgonzalez- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Byetta
  3. link Bill Pilma
    There have been reports that Byetta users may have an increased risk of thyroid and liver cancer as well as the potential risk increase of pancreatic cancer. It is a little disturbing that some of you are talking about kidney cancer. I sincerely hope - 21% more...
    Bill Pilma- over a year ago
  4. link Bill Pilma
    There have been reports that Byetta users may have an increased risk of thyroid and liver cancer as well as the potential risk increase of pancreatic cancer. It is a little disturbing that some of you are talking about kidney cancer. I sincerely hope - 23% more...
    Bill Pilma- over a year ago
  5. link Robert Kramer
    The reports also now state that thyroid cancer may be a cause of Byetta. Visit here for more info: [link removed]
    Robert Kramer- over a year ago
  6. link Dave61
    I had kidney cancer also and had my kidney removed May 3,2009 and I have been taken Byetta for my Type 2 ,but I stopped injecting this when I read in the paper it caused death in some people and other problems. I don't know if this caused my tumor in - 53% more...
    Dave61- over a year ago
  7. link Nah
    I have a friend whose husband has just been found to have cancer of the pancreas, kidney, and liver. He too took Beyetta
    Nah- over a year ago
  8. link Cinluvscat
    I used this drug when it first came on the market. I had to stop because of the side effects after several months. I too developed cancer as well. I have always thought if this could be why. I have stage 4 Cervical Cancer. I have a very rare form tha - 39% more...
    Cinluvscat- over a year ago
  9. link Cushjd
    My husband was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after taking Byetta. I've seen other cases, but they seem on the internet. JCush, Louisiana
    Cushjd- over a year ago
  10. link Austinrh
    Byetta discontinue useage
    What can I expect as an effect when I stop taking 10mg Byetta on a regular basis? Are there any side effects to watch for?
    Austinrh- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Byetta
  11. link Robert Kramer
    It seems that some of the side effects are an increased risk of panreatitis that may lead to pancreatic cancer. There have also been reports that it may cause thyroid and liver cancer. For more information: [link removed]
    Robert Kramer- over a year ago
  12. link Robert Kramer
    It seems that some of the side effects are an increased risk of panreatitis that may lead to pancreatic cancer. There have also been reports that it may cause thyroid and liver cancer. For more information: [link removed]
    Robert Kramer- over a year ago
  13. link Sylvia6431
    Byetta thick hair, hair loss
    I am a 56 year old female. I was on Byetta since 2005 with no problems until 2009; my hair started thining out. I had beautiful thick hair. I am no longer taking the Byetta. I am so depressed about my hair; can anyone tell me how did they handle the - 14% more...
    Sylvia6431- over a year ago - in Byetta
  14. link Nonamegeneric
    Byetta nausea and diarrhea, abdominal pain, compulsion, cravings, appetite
    At 5mg, the usual and expected side effects of nausea and diarrhea, which were worse if eating carbs. Those side effects were not that bad, and I lost 6 pounds during the month I was on the medication. I then was increased to 10 mg. That was when I s - 66% more...
    Nonamegeneric- over a year ago - in Byetta
  15. link Laffhard
    Byetta one of the lucky ones, mild headaches, best of luck, joint pain, appetite
    Although I experienced some mild headaches and sever joint pain for a few days, I am over all very happy with my treatment. As with all medications, there are side effects. I am one of the lucky ones that has seen success with this medication. My app - 46% more...
    Laffhard- over a year ago - in Byetta
  16. link Suffering
    Byetta left breast, type ii diabetes, pancreatic pain, blood tests, alcoholics
    pancreatitis,, After being prescribed Byetta for Type II Diabetes by a PA, I used the 5 dose size of Byetta for 30 days, then I went on 10 dose of Byetta twice a day. on a Saturday morning I had discomfort under my left breast after my AM injection, - 83% more...
    Suffering- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Byetta
  17. link Sophia23
    Hello, After reading this, I wanted to add my situation, my dad 83 years old type 2 diabetes, twice had open heart and an enlarge heart. This doctor in daytona beach an endocrinologist started him on byetta, after I looked it up with the FDA, I seen - 81% more...
    Sophia23- over a year ago
  18. link Mgiacomin
    Byetta leakage
    I have been taking Byetta for a year, great results, but resently, and I dont know if it is jsut the current pen I am useing, but no matter what, after I inject a dose, and pull out the needle, several large drips come out of the needle tip. I have t - 60% more...
    Mgiacomin- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Byetta
  19. link Sugaree771
    The same thing happens to me. It also tends to leak in the lid when Im not using it. I love taking byetta. Its fantastic once the nausia stopped.
    Sugaree771- over a year ago
  20. link Labibsf
    I have been taking Byetta for about 3 months and the same thing is happening exactly to me
    Labibsf- over a year ago
  21. link Partialperson
    Byetta intermittent headaches, mild stomach, stomach discomfort, blurry vision, stomach soreness
    Summary of Side Effects: subcutaneous stomach soreness, temporary blurry vision (for 10 minutes after injection), intermittent headache, moderate to severe joint pain. I started using Byetta 5 mcg about 3 month ago. Prescribed dose is 2 injections pe - 71% more...
    Partialperson- over a year ago - in Byetta
  22. link Georgiajoe1
    byetta expiration date
    I have read that you are to discard byetta after 30 days. Why? Is it not good until the expiration date on the pen? Due to the schedule I work, I keep 1 pen at work, and 1 pen at home, both are refrigerated. So I don't completely use either pen up in - 5% more...
    Georgiajoe1- over a year ago - in Byetta
  23. link Alanthepipeman
    mr alan myerthall
    I have been on insulin and slow release metformin for 10 years, which resulted in me gaining 4 stone in weight. 3 weeks ago I came off it and on to Byetta x 5mg with metformin at the max dose of 2 x 500mg twice a day one hour before the Byetta. I fee - 65% more...
    Alanthepipeman- over a year ago - in Byetta
  24. link Carlrice
    Byetta and the Veterans Admin Med Ctrs/
    I am a 100% disabled American Combat Marine, I was chemically poisoned in Viet Nam by agent orange consequently I have Diabetes type11 and peripheral neuropathy . All of my medical and medications are handled by the VA Med Ctr in Phoenix Az, I have b - 77% more...
    Carlrice- over a year ago - in Byetta
  25. link Chacona053
    Byetta and Insulin
    Do you know if byetta will be approved to use with someone who uses insulin. I am type 2 but use levemir. I had used byetta for 2 years with good resluts, then my doctor took me off it because it wasn't approved. She didn't want to be contributing to - 23% more...
    Chacona053- over a year ago - in Byetta
  26. link Hansteis
    cloudy Byetta cleared up
    The last time I opened a nw Byetta pen from my refrigerator, the liquid was cloudy, as was the liquid in the following pen. However,after half an hour at room temperature,both pens contained clear liquid. We contacted the manufacturer, who had us ret - 35% more...
    Hansteis- over a year ago - in Byetta