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Lower A1C with diet and exercise
Lower A1C with diet and exercise

Used along with diet and exercise for adults with type 2 diabetes who are not at goal with metformin

Say hello to
BYDUREON BCise®

An option that may help provide consistent control of your blood sugar

After 10 weeks of continued once-weekly dosing, BYDUREON BCise keeps a consistent level of medicine in your body, working for you 7 days a week.

Type 2 Diabetes Patient Inspiring Story
Type 2 Diabetes Patient Inspiring Story

Meet April

A mom facing the challenges of type 2 diabetes with courage—and BYDUREON BCise.

One dose. Once a week. Lasts all week.*

As you keep up with your hectic life and manage your blood sugar highs and lows*, it's important to keep in mind that type 2 diabetes can progress over time and your approach to treatment may need to change as well. BYDUREON BCise may be the answer. 

Key benefits include:

  • Non-insulin injectable icon

    Non-insulin
    injectable

  • A1C effect icon

    Significantly
    reduced A1C

    When used with diet & exercise

  • Weight effect icon

    Weight reduced
    up to 3 lb

    Not a weight-loss drug.

  • $0 Icon

    Great savings

  • In 2 clinical studies lasting 28 weeks, BYDUREON BCise lowered A1C by an average of 1.1% and 1.4% from an average starting A1C of 8.4% and 8.5%, respectively, when used alone or with certain oral type 2 diabetes medicine(s). Your results may vary
 
  • In the same studies, BYDUREON BCise lowered weight by an average of 3 lb from average starting weights of 196 and 213 lb. BYDUREON BCise is not a weight-loss drug

*After 10 weeks of continued once-weekly dosing, BYDUREON BCise keeps a consistent level of medicine in your body, working for you 7 days a week.

In a study, 85% of people rated the overall injection process as “easy” or “very easy.”

See eligibility requirements. Restrictions apply.

Most common side effects

The most common side effects with BYDUREON BCise include a bump at the injection site and nausea. Other side effects that occur less often include headache, diarrhea, vomiting, injection-site itching and redness, dizziness, and constipation. Serious injection-site reactions have happened in some people who use BYDUREON. These are not all the possible side effects of BYDUREON BCise. See the Important Safety Information below for more information and talk to your healthcare provider if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

See The Inside Story : How BYDUREON BCise may help give you consistent control of your blood sugar*

BYDUREON BCise is slowly released into your body—over time—through an extended-release delivery system. See for yourself how it’s ready to work when you need it to help lower your blood sugar.*

*Following 10 weeks of once-weekly dosing when the level of medicine in your body
should be at the optimal level.

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*Most commercially insured patients are eligible for a $0 co-pay for as long as your doctor prescribes BYDUREON BCise. See eligibility requirementsRestrictions apply. Not available for government-insured patients.

BYDUREON BCise Device
BYDUREON BCise Device

Questions for your next doctor's appointment

While type 2 diabetes isn't easy to manage, talking to your doctor should be.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

BYDUREON BCise may cause serious side effects, including:

  • POSSIBLE THYROID TUMORS, INCLUDING CANCER Tell your healthcare provider if you get a lump or swelling in your neck, hoarseness, trouble swallowing, or shortness of breath. These may be symptoms of thyroid cancer. In animal studies, BYDUREON and medicines that work like it caused thyroid tumors, including thyroid cancer. It is not known if BYDUREON BCise will cause thyroid tumors or a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) in people
  • Do not use BYDUREON BCise if you or any of your family members have ever had MTC or if you have an endocrine system condition called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2)
  • Do not use BYDUREON BCise if you have a history of low blood platelet count from using exenatide medicines (drug-induced thrombocytopenia)
  • Do not use BYDUREON BCise if you have had an allergic reaction to exenatide or any of the other ingredients in BYDUREON BCise
  • Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) Stop using BYDUREON BCise and call your healthcare provider right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area (abdomen) that will not go away, with or without vomiting. You may feel the pain from your abdomen to your back
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) Your risk for getting low blood sugar may be higher if you use BYDUREON BCise with another medicine that can cause low blood sugar, such as a sulfonylurea or insulin. Tell your healthcare provider if you take other diabetes medicines. Talk to your healthcare provider about managing low blood sugar. Signs and symptoms of low blood sugar include dizziness or lightheadedness, sweating, confusion or drowsiness, headache, blurred vision, slurred speech, shakiness, fast heartbeat, anxiety, irritability, mood changes, hunger, weakness, or feeling jittery
  • Kidney problems Tell your healthcare provider if you have or had kidney problems. In people who have kidney problems, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting may cause a loss of fluids (dehydration), which may cause kidney problems to get worse or kidney failure
  • Stomach problems Tell your healthcare provider if you have severe stomach problems, such as slowed emptying of your stomach (gastroparesis) or problems digesting food. Other medicines like BYDUREON BCise may cause severe stomach problems. It is not known if BYDUREON BCise causes or worsens stomach problems
  • Low blood platelet count BYDUREON BCise may cause the number of platelets in your blood to be reduced. When your platelet count is too low, your body cannot form blood clots. You could have serious bleeding that could lead to death. Stop using BYDUREON BCise and call your healthcare provider right away if you have unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Serious allergic reactions Stop using BYDUREON BCise and get medical help right away if you have any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including itching, rash, or difficulty breathing
  • Injection-site reactions Serious injection-site reactions, with or without bumps (nodules), have happened in some people who use BYDUREON BCise. Some of these injection-site reactions have required surgery. Call your healthcare provider if you have any symptoms of injection-site reactions, including severe pain, swelling, blisters, an open wound, or a dark scab
  • Gallbladder problems have happened in some people who take BYDUREON or other medicines like it. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you get symptoms of gallbladder problems including pain in the right or middle upper stomach area, nausea and vomiting, fever, or your skin or the white part of your eyes turns yellow

The most common side effects with BYDUREON BCise may include a bump at the injection site and/or nausea. Nausea is most common when you first start using BYDUREON BCise, but decreases over time in most people as their body gets used to the medicine.

Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements, as taking them with BYDUREON BCise may affect how each medicine works.

Before using BYDUREON BCise, tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, nursing, or plan to become pregnant or nurse. BYDUREON BCise may harm your unborn baby.

APPROVED USES

  • BYDUREON BCise is an injectable prescription medicine that may improve blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus, and should be used along with diet and exercise
  • BYDUREON BCise is not recommended as the first choice of medicine for treating diabetes
  • BYDUREON BCise is not for people with type 1 diabetes
  • Do not use BYDUREON, BYDUREON BCise, BYETTA or other medicines containing exenatide together
  • It is not known if BYDUREON BCise can be used in people with a history of pancreatitis 

Please click here for Medication Guide, and click here for Full Prescribing Information for BYDUREON BCise.

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Approved Uses and Important Safety Information

POSSIBLE RISK OF THYROID TUMORS INCLUDING THYROID CANCER

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