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▼ Exenatide for once-weekly administration
  • Relevant BNF section: BNF 6.1.2.3

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▼Exenatide is a glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonist used in the management of people with type 2 diabetes. A twice-daily injectable formulation (▼Byetta – Eli Lilly) was licensed in 2006. ▼Bydureon (Eli Lilly) is a prolonged-release injectable formulation that allows once-weekly administration. Here we discuss the place of Bydureon in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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  • Relevant BNF section: BNF 6.1.2.3

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