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Who should not take Byetta?

Byetta has a recently detected but potentially serious side effect involving kidney problems, some of which can be severe. People with pre-existing kidney problems, or a susceptibility to kidney problems, should not use the drug. People with type 1 diabetes also should not use Byetta, since it will not do much for them.

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