What is pramilintide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Symlin SymlinPen 120

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Pramlintide is an antidiabetic agent. It is an injectable medicine used to control blood sugar after meals in adults with type 2 and type 1 diabetes who take mealtime insulin.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diabetes type 1 2 1
Diabetes type 2 1 2
Metabolic syndrome 1 2
Weight loss 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with pramilintide

Side effect Patients
Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) 1
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking pramilintide

Dosage Patients
0.1 mg every other day 1

Why patients stopped taking pramilintide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking pramilintide

Duration

Currently taking pramilintide

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking pramilintide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for pramilintide.