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What could cause Tendon Rupture for a 56-year old woman who takes Victoza?





Summary: 1,823 female patients aged 56 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 56 year old female patient who has Weight Loss. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 12,226 users)

What is the condition

Weight loss can be treated by Phentermine Hydrochloride, Phentermine, Adipex-p, Alli, Garcinia Cambogia, Meridia. (latest reports from Weight Loss 16,911 patients)

What is the symptom

Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) has been reported by people with sinusitis, bronchitis, urinary tract infection, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Tendon rupture 6,453 patients)

On Nov, 23, 2014: 1,823 females aged 55 (±5) who take Victoza are studied

Victoza outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 55

Gender: female

Conditions: Weight Loss

Drugs taking:
- Victoza (liraglutide): used for 1 - 2 years

Side effects have: most severe tendon rupture

Comments from or about the patient: Had surgery to reattach avulsion of Hamstring Tendon (common tendon for 3 hamstrings)
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Tendon Rupture (tear of tendon)1 (0.06% of females aged 55 (±5) who take the drug)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Tendon Rupture in Weight Loss3 (0.19% of females aged 55 (±5) who have Weight loss)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Tendon Rupture in Victoza1 (0.06% of females aged 55 (±5) who take Victoza)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Victoza is effective28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
66.67%
(10 of 15 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Weight GainNausea And Vomitingn/aNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingPancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Elevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)Dizziness PosturalBlood Glucose Increased
Weight DecreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Weight DecreasedPancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer)Low Platelet Count (decrease of platelets in blood)Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
DiarrhoeaWeight DecreasedAbdominal PainLipase IncreasedNon-hodgkin's Lymphoma (malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system)Diarrhoea
Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Abdominal PainGastroenteritis (inflammation of stomach and intestine)PainIbs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating)Weight Decreased
Abdominal PainVomitingWeight IncreasedAbdominal Pain UpperVomitingVomiting
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Hepatitis AcuteBlood Glucose IncreasedHepatic Neoplasm Malignant (liver cancer)Respiratory Fatigue (a loss of the capability of the respiratory muscle)Headache (pain in head)
Headache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Bile Duct Cancer (a cancer that forms glands or secretes significant amounts of mucins)Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea)Ear DiscomfortAbdominal Pain Upper
DizzinessDiarrhoeaBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedAngioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Injection Site Haematoma (localized swelling filled with blood at injection site)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Pancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer)Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedInjection Site Nodule (small swelling or aggregation of cells in the body, esp. an abnormal one at injection site)Cystitis Chronic (long lasting inflammation of the wall of the bladder)Blood Glucose Decreased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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