Wednesday, June 01, 2005

BYETTA in Pharmacies Today

BYETTA, the new injectable drug from Amylin and Lilly, popularly know for being derived from the venom of the Gila monster (a large, slow-moving orange and black lizard that inhabits the deserts of southwestern US and northwestern Mexico) hits drug stores today. Available by prescription.


For an overview of the drug:
FDA Approves of BYETTA™ (Exenatide) Injection for Type 2 Diabetes

Photo thanks to Indianapolis Zoo.