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EXENATIDE is used to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. This medicine may be used with other oral diabetes medicines. Compare GLP-1 agonists.
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5 Ways to Save More on Your Diabetes Meds

Dr. Sharon Orrange - October 06, 2015

More than 29 million Americans have diabetes. That’s more than 10% of the US—and that number continues to rise. More than 1.7 million adults were diagnosed with diabetes in 2012 alone.
Fortunately, several new medications for diabetes have recently been approved—Toujeo (a new insulin product), Synjardy (a new combination of empagliflozin/metformin) and others. These new drugs provide several benefits such as fewer side effects or foolproof self-dosing with an insulin pen. See More

50+ Drugs Dropped by Insurance in 2016, Including Viagra and Qsymia

Elizabeth Davis - August 12, 2015

It’s that time again—the new lists of covered and excluded drugs on next year’s insurance plans are out, and it doesn’t look great. For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name and generic drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2016.

Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing about 20 – 30 drugs each from their national preferred formularies at the end of 2015. See More

How Long Should You Keep Insulin Pens?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - May 05, 2015

Did you read our blog on insulin vials and think to yourself, does this apply to my insulin pens too? If so, this post is for you!

With so many different insulin and insulin-like products out there these days it can be hard keep track of how long each of these pens stays good.

Depending on your dose, you may still have insulin left in your pen at the manufacturer-recommended time to throw it away. If this sounds like a familiar situation, know that it is important to throw away your pen regardless of whether you have any leftover. See More

How Long Should You Keep Your Open Insulin Vials?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - April 29, 2015

With so many different insulin and insulin-like products out there these days it can be hard to keep track of when your vial should be tossed.

Depending on your dose, you may still have insulin left in your vial by the manufacturer-recommended time to throw it away. If this sounds like a familiar situation, know that it is important to throw away your vial regardless of whether you have any leftover. See More

New Bydureon Pen for Diabetes Now Available

The GoodRx Pharmacist - November 10, 2014

The FDA recently approved a new PEN form of diabetes injection Bydureon (exenatide), which is gaining popularity and causing mix-ups at the pharmacy.

The existing Bydureon vial and the new pen contain the same medication, but the two forms are not interchangeable—your pharmacist will need to fill the form your doctor has prescribed.

What is Bydureon?
Bydureon is a non-insulin injection used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, along with proper diet and exercise. See More

Is Trulicity Better Than Victoza or Bydureon?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 04, 2014

The newest of the injectable diabetes medications which also helped diabetics lose weight is Trulicity, just approved in September 2014. Given that Trulicity has a low incidence of hypoglycemia and mild gastrointestinal side effects it will become a good option for type II diabetics.

Is it better than the other new diabetes meds?
Trulicity lowered Hgb A1C slightly more than, or the same as, Bydureon, Victoza, and the oral pills Januvia and metformin (Glucophage). See More

Trulicity: New Weekly Diabetes Med Approved

The GoodRx Pharmacist - September 26, 2014

Trulicity (dulaglutide) is a new once-weekly injection approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, in combination with diet and exercise. It was approved by the FDA on September 18, 2014.

When will Trulicity be available?

According to the manufacturer, Eli Lilly and Company, the anticipated availability date for Trulicity is later this year.

What are the available forms and recommended dosages for Trulicity?
Trulicity is available in 0. See More

Dropped by Insurance: Changes for Diabetes in 2015

The GoodRx Pharmacist - September 15, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we should be thinking about what to expect for 2015. The start of a new year is a time for new challenges, new goals, and inevitably, a new prescription formulary.

What does this mean for you?

Express Scripts and Caremark have decided to remove certain diabetes medications from their national preferred formulary and provided a list of covered alternatives. For more information and the full list of excluded drugs, see our post on the 2015 formulary changesSee More

Byetta vs Bydureon: What’s the Difference?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - July 28, 2014

Byetta (exenatide) and Bydureon (exenatide) for type 2 diabetes can be confusing—they have similar names, and both are injected rather than taken orally. However, there are advantages and disadvantages to each, and they are available in different strengths, and have different directions for use.

What is type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes, also known as adult onset diabetes, occurs when the body does not use the insulin it makes properly. See More

Tanzeum: New Diabetes Med Approved

The GoodRx Pharmacist - April 28, 2014

Tanzeum (albiglutide) has just been approved by the FDA for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is intended to be used in combination with diet and exercise to help improve your blood sugar.

How is Tanzeum used?
Tanzeum is a once-weekly subcutaneous injection given in the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm region.

What strengths and dosage form will Tanzeum be available in?
Tanzeum is available in 30 mg and 50 mg single-dose pens. See More

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