Adlyxin is an injectable prescription medicine that may improve blood sugar (glucose) control in adults with type 2 diabetes, when used with diet and exercise.
Adlyxin is pronounced phonetically as “Ad‐lix‐in”
GLP-1 is a naturally-occurring hormone secreted from your small intestine when you eat. It helps control your blood sugar in several ways:
Adlyxin comes in a disposable pre-filled pen. The starting dose of Adlyxin is 10 mcg (green pen) injected under the skin (subcutaneously) once daily for 14 days. Increase the dose to the maintenance dose of 20 mcg (burgundy pen) injected under the skin (subcutaneously) once daily starting on day 15.
Adlyxin should be injected 1 time each day within 60 minutes (1 hour) before the first meal of the day and at the same time each day. It is important to take Adlyxin exactly how your doctor has prescribed and read the detailed Instructions for Use that comes with your Adlyxin.
Do not use Adlyxin if you:
are allergic to lixisenatide or any of the other ingredients in Adlyxin. See the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in Adlyxin. Symptoms of a severe allergic reaction with Adlyxin may include:
Before using Adlyxin, tell your healthcare provider if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over‐the‐counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take:
Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure if your medicine is listed above. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist each time you get a new medicine.
Your dose of Adlyxin and other diabetes medicines may need to change because of:
Adlyxin may cause serious side effects including:
Talk with your healthcare provider about how to treat low blood sugar.
The most common side effects of Adlyxin include:
These are not all the possible side effects of Adlyxin. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. If you are having a problem while taking Adlyxin please contact us at 1‐800‐633‐1610.
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