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Extended-Release Exenatide

Dosing Information for Extended-Release Exenatide

There is only one recommended dose for this medication, regardless of your weight or the severity of your diabetes. As always, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
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Drug Interactions

Extended-release exenatide may react with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Extended-Release Exenatide).
 

What If I Overdose on This Medication?

An overdose on this medication is likely to cause severe nausea, severe vomiting, and severely low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have used too much.
 
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Storage Information

Extended-release exenatide should be stored in the refrigerator; do not freeze it. This means you should take care that your refrigerator is not set too cold. If your dose is less than the full vial, the remaining unused amount must be discarded; do not save it for later.
 
If absolutely necessary, this medication can be stored at room temperature for up to four weeks. After four weeks, the medication must be discarded. Also, discard any of the medication that has been frozen or has expired.
 

What If I Miss a Dose of Extended-Release Exenatide?

If you miss a dose of extended-release exenatide and it is at least three days until your next scheduled dose, simply take the missed dose as soon as you remember and continue with your usual schedule. However, if it is one or two days until your next dose, just skip the missed dose and continue with your usual schedule.
 
If at any time you want to change your dosage days, you may do so, as long as there has been at least three days since the previous dose.
 
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