AstraZeneca announced the launch of Bydureon BCise (exenatide extended-release) injectable suspension as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Bydureon BCise is a new formulation of Bydureon (exenatide extended-release) that is supplied in a once-weekly, single-dose autoinjector device that comes prefilled with a pre-attached hidden needle. As the product is intended for self-administration, clinicians should train patients on proper mixing and injection technique to ensure the product is adequately mixed and a full dose is delivered.
Bydureon BCise, a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, is available in single-dose autoinjectors containing 2mg exenatide in 0.85mL vehicle in 4-count cartons. It is not recommended as first-line therapy for patients inadequately controlled on diet and exercise.
For more information call (800) 237-8898 or visit BydureonBCise.com.