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Precautions and Warnings With Extended-Release Exenatide

Who Should Not Use Extended-Release Exenatide?

You should not use extended-release exenatide if you:
 
  • Are allergic to exenatide, Bydureon, Byetta, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Have had medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or have a family history of MTC.
 
  • Have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2 (a condition that causes various tumors, including thyroid tumors).
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which extended-release exenatide should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before receiving it. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
 
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