Active ingredients: exenatide
What it is used for
Exenatide is indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycaemic control in combination with other glucose-lowering medicinal products when the therapy in use, together with diet and exercise, does not provide adequate glycaemic control (see Section 5.1 PHARMACODYNAMIC PROPERTIES - Clinical trials for available data on different combinations).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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White to off-white opaque suspension
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient exenatide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems