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How should I take Byetta?

Byetta is packaged as a solution inside disposable pens. It is injected twice daily, usually a little before breakfast and dinner. You should examine the drug before you inject it, to make sure the solution is clear and colorless, with the consistency of water. It can be injected into the thigh, stomach, or upper arm. You should inject in several spots from the same area, about an inch apart each time, before switching areas. Do not reuse needles or share your medication with anyone else.

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