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Lantus vs Victoza, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 57

This is personalized comparison of Lantus vs Victoza for a male aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 24, 2014: 3,195 people are studied in Lantus vs Victoza

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male53Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lantus insulin glargine recombinantnot specified
Victoza liraglutidenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 53 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LantusVictoza
Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Vomiting
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Weight DecreasedWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose DecreasedBlood Glucose Increased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Drug IneffectiveDecreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)Diarrhoea
VomitingAbdominal Discomfort

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LantusVictoza
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Stomach Pain
PainKidney Small
Fall
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)
Arthralgia (joint pain)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Foot Fracture

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LantusVictoza
Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Vomiting
Weight DecreasedWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose DecreasedBlood Glucose Increased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Drug IneffectiveDecreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)Diarrhoea
VomitingAbdominal Pain Upper

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LantusVictoza
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Numbness And Tingling (unusual prickling sensations)
PainShortness Of Breath
FallStomach Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Tongue Black Hairy (a condition of the tongue where the filiform papillae elongate with black colour)
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Kidney Small
Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Arteriosclerosis (thickening and hardening of arteries)
Arthralgia (joint pain)
Foot Fracture

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Related topic: Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent, Lantus, Victoza

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On eHealthMe, Lantus (insulin glargine recombinant) 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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