of COVID-19 Vaccines to Patients Receiving Lyumjev
acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an emerging
virus that has caused the recent COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus
disease 2019, COVID). Recently, vaccines have been developed against
SARS-CoV-2 and additional vaccines are expected to be available in
the coming months.1-3
Vaccination With Lyumjev
use of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in patients treated with Lyumjev has not
been studied by Eli Lilly and Company.
regarding the use of any vaccination, including SARS-CoV-2 vaccines,
in patients treated with Lyumjev should be made at the discretion of
the prescribing physician using their best clinical judgment, and
must be made by the clinician after careful consideration of risk
factors of the patient as well as the risks and benefits of
impact of vaccination on blood glucose concentration
International Diabetes Federation IDF states that after any
vaccination the blood glucose levels might rise for a few days.4
resources on COVID-19 Vaccines and Diabetes
information on COVID-19 vaccines and diabetes, please refer to
current information on COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines in gereral,
please refer to the website of
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medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will
allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare
professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions.