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Are there any warnings associated with Byetta?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
There have been a limited number of cases of pancreatitis (a painful and sometimes dangerous inflammation of the pancreas) in Byetta users that probably got more media attention than the number of cases justified. The maker has added a new warning to the box and research continues; but at this point there is really no evidence to suggest that the attacks were caused by the medication.
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