Facts of Lyxumia (lixisenatide) ?

  • Medicine Name: LYXUMIA
  • Generic Name: lixisenatide
  • Company Name: Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC
  • Available as (Form & Strength): Solution for injection in pre – filled pen that provide s either 10 mg or 20 mg of lixisenatide in each dose.

What is LYXUMIA ?

Lyxumia is a diabetes medicine that contains the active substance lixisenatide. It is available as a solution for injection in a pre – filled pen that provide s either 10 micrograms or 20 micr o g rams of lixisenatide in each dose .

What is Lyxumia used for?

Lyxumia is used in adult s who have type 2 diabetes to control th eir blood glucose (sugar) level . It is used together with diabetes medicines taken by mouth and/ or basal insulin (long – acting insul in) in patients whose blood glucose levels are not adequately controlled by these medicines together with diet and exercise.