To help lower blood sugar, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes who are not at goal with oral diabetes medications

Savings and support when you need it

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Savings and Support When You Need It

Getting your blood sugar where it should be can be daunting, especially considering all the everyday responsibilities you still have to make time for. You have so many things to focus on every day; let us help take some of the guesswork out of your diabetes management.

With BYDUREON BCise, you have easy access to a team that provides comprehensive support to help you get the most out of your treatment.

BYDUREON Savings Program

Pay as low as $0 every month* with your prescription for BYDUREON BCise.

*See eligibility requirements. Restrictions apply.

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AstraZeneca Information Center

If you have questions about your prescription, we have answers. With a single phone call, you can speak with a nurse who can walk you through the injection process, or a counselor who can help you find answers about your prescription coverage. We can also answer your questions about the BYDUREON Savings Program.

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Receive Support Through Text Message Alerts

We can text helpful information about BYDUREON BCise, dosing reminders, and prescription refill reminders straight to your mobile device.

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Access Helpful Resources, including:

  • Customizable Doctor Discussion Guide to help you discuss your type 2 diabetes treatment plan with your healthcare provider
  • A Blood Sugar Tracker to help you keep track of your blood sugar levels
  • An Instructional Video demonstrating how to take BYDUREON BCise
  • Regular email support offering you helpful information, tips, and reminders about type 2 diabetes treatment with once-weekly BYDUREON BCise
  • A Facebook page, where you can connect with news and information about BYDUREON BCise
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Questions About Your Prescription Coverage?

Call us for answers. We can help you determine your co-pay amount, answer questions, and provide information to help you process your benefit verification.*

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*AstraZeneca does not file claims or appeals on behalf of patients or healthcare professionals. Coverage or co-pay amounts may change prior to the time of actual prescription fill.

Questions About Your BYDUREON BCise Medication?

We’re here as your single point of contact for helpful information about BYDUREON BCise. We can connect you to services that can help support you in managing type 2 diabetes.

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AstraZeneca cannot provide medical advice and can only provide information about AstraZeneca medications. Decisions regarding your health and treatment of your condition should be made with your own healthcare provider.



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 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 (kidney failure) 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

  • 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

  • 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

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.


  • 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 a substitute for insulin and is not for people with type 1 diabetes or people with diabetic ketoacidosis

  • 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.

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