Bydureon vs Metformin

Bydureon
(Rx)
Metformin
(Rx)
Bydureon is a diabetes medication.
Metformin is a diabetes medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.3
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
3.7
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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January 27, 2012
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,919 Discussions
491,734 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diabetes
#3 for Hyperglycemia
Bydureon is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes and Hyperglycemia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for PCOS
#2 for Diabetes
#3 for Weight Loss
#5 for Weight Gain
#8 for Hyperglycemia
#10 for Acne
#11 for Prediabetes
Our data suggest that Metformin is taken for PCOS and Weight Issues, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Insulin Resistance.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Byd
Nausea
10
Itching
2
Pancreatitis
2
Diarrhea
2
Tiredness
2
Vomiting
2
Headaches
1
Cancer
1
Stomach Problems
1
Indigestion
1
Met
Nausea
2
Tiredness
2
Diarrhea
2
Cramping
1
Stomach Problems
1
Headaches
1
Vomiting
1
Dizziness
1
Bloating
1
Bleeding
1
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Nausea
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Itching
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Met
2
0
Pancreatitis
Byd
Met
2
0
Diarrhea
Byd
Met
2
2
Tiredness
Byd
Met
2
2
Vomiting
Byd
Met
2
1
Headaches
Byd
Met
1
1
Cancer
Byd
Met
1
0
Stomach Problems
Byd
Met
1
1
Indigestion
Byd
Met
1
0
Nausea
Met
Byd
2
10
Tiredness
Met
Byd
2
2
Diarrhea
Met
Byd
2
2
Cramping
Met
Byd
1
0
Stomach Problems
Met
Byd
1
1
Headaches
Met
Byd
1
1
Vomiting
Met
Byd
1
2
Dizziness
Met
Byd
1
0
Bloating
Met
Byd
1
0
Bleeding
Met
Byd
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Bydureon during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Metformin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Bydureon and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metformin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Pill
Dosages
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Injector: 2 mg/0.65 mL
Suspension: 2 mg
Tablet: 500 mg, 750 mg, 850 mg, 1000 mg
Solution: 500 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Exenatide microspheres
Metformin Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bydureon and Metformin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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