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  • n. A synthetic polypeptide that mimics the hormone incretin and is used for the treatment of diabetes


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  • The A1C reduction by placebo was 0. 2% and by open-label exenatide

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  • Under the terms, Amylin agreed to pay $250 million to Lilly upfront and as much as $1.2 billion more from sales of a molecule called exenatide that lowers the blood sugar of diabetics.

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  • Lilly and Amylin have an alliance dating to 2002 to develop and commercialize the type 2 diabetes drug exenatide, which is now sold as a twice-daily injection under the brand Byetta.

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  • However, chemically altered versions of GLP1 – known as exenatide and liraglutide – are already used as a treatment for diabetes because they cause weight loss and also boost insulin secretion in the body.

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  • Shares of Amylin Pharmaceuticals tumbled 2.76, or 26%, to 7.94 after the Food and Drug Administration said it isn't satisfied with data supporting a once-weekly version of the diabetes drug Byetta, suggesting that the introduction of the longer-lasting medicine known as exenatide LAR will be delayed.

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  • Byetta, also known as exenatide, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in April 2005.

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  • Patients switching to Victoza experience further reductions in A1c and weight loss Diabetes Care published online the results of the Novo Nordisk (NVO) LEAD ™ 6 extension study, which evaluated the efficacy and safety of switching from exenatide, which is taken twice a day, to once-daily Victoza®.


  • The basic ingredient of both Bydureon and Byetta, called exenatide, is derived from the saliva of the Gila monster, a dangerous lizard.

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  • Byetta, also known as exenatide, is approved for the treatment of type II diabetes -- the more common form of the disease that is closely linked to obesity.

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  • Amylin and partner Eli Lilly & Co. are still waiting for an FDA decision on their potential once-weekly version of Byetta, called exenatide LAR.

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