Overview ( 6,700 members taking Byetta )
This product is used in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2. It is not a substitute for insulin, but it does stimulate the body to produce more insulin for itself.
The long-acting formulation of this product has a black box warning about the risk of possible thyroid tumors, including cancer.
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