Adult: Initially, 10 mcg once daily for 14 days, given within 1 hour before morning or evening meal. May increase dose to 20 mcg once daily starting on day 15. Missed dose should be given within 1 hour of the next meal.
ESRD: Not recommended.
Patient with history of hypersensitivity or pancreatitis, volume depletion, severe gastrointestinal disease (e.g. gastroparesis). Not intended for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus or diabetic ketoacidosis. Renal impairment (including ESRD). Pregnancy and lactation.
Significant: Antibody formation, acute kidney injury, severe gastroparesis, serious hypersensitivity reactions (e.g. anaphylaxis, angioedema). Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, dyspepsia, abdominal distention, upper abdominal pain. General disorders and administration site conditions: Inj site pain, pruritus, erythema. Infections and infestations: Influenza, viral infection. Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders: Back pain. Nervous system disorders: Headache, dizziness, somnolence. Renal and urinary disorders: Cystitis. Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorder: Upper respiratory tract infection. Potentially Fatal: Acute pancreatitis, including fatal and non-fatal haemorrhagic or necrotising pancreatitis.
Monitor serum glucose, HbA1c, renal function, signs and symptoms of pancreatitis and hypersensitivity.
A10BJ03 - lixisenatide ; Belongs to the class of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
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