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Byetta vs Victoza, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 55

This is personalized comparison of Byetta vs Victoza for a female aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Byetta (latest outcomes from 48,827 users) has active ingredients of exenatide synthetic. It is often used in diabetes.

Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,209 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

On Jun, 18, 2014: 9,062 female patients aged 54 who take the same drugs are studied in Byetta vs Victoza

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female54Type 2 diabetes

Drugs to compare:

Byetta exenatide syntheticnot specified
Victoza liraglutidenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 54 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Diarrhoea
Weight DecreasedBlood Glucose Increased
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)Weight Decreased
Blood Glucose DecreasedVomiting
VomitingAbdominal Pain Upper
DiarrhoeaHeadache (pain in head)
Headache (pain in head)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
DizzinessPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Injection Site BruisingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Blood Glucose IncreasedFatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)
Weight DecreasedRespiratory Fatigue (a loss of the capability of the respiratory muscle)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Weakness
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Cystitis Chronic (long lasting inflammation of the wall of the bladder)
DiarrhoeaAbdominal Pain Upper
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)Ear Discomfort
VomitingElevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)
Blood Glucose DecreasedDiabetic Amyotrophy (painful asymmetrical proximal motor neuropathy affecting the lower limbs)
Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Tendon Rupture (tear of tendon)
Abdominal Pain UpperWeight Gain

Drug effectiveness:

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On eHealthMe, Byetta (exenatide synthetic) is often used to treat diabetes. Victoza (liraglutide) is often used to treat diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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