Review: taking Victoza and Glucophage together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Victoza and Glucophage together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Victoza and Glucophage. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,207 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,251 users)

Glucophage

Glucophage has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glucophage 47,873 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

5,207 people who take Victoza, Glucophage are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Victoza and Glucophage drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Victoza:
  • < 1 month: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 59.0% - (16 of 27 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 56.0% - (13 of 23 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 52.0% - (9 of 17 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.0% - (3 of 14 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Glucophage:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.0% - (3 of 17 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.0% - (7 of 26 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.0% - (6 of 27 people)
  • 10+ years: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Victoza:
  • female: 58.0% - (29 of 50 people)
  • male: 43.0% - (19 of 44 people)
Glucophage:
  • female: 30.0% - (16 of 53 people)
  • male: 17.0% - (8 of 45 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Victoza:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 85.0% - (6 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 43.0% - (10 of 23 people)
  • 50-59: 58.0% - (24 of 41 people)
  • 60+: 34.0% - (8 of 23 people)
Glucophage:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 29.0% - (7 of 24 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (12 of 43 people)
  • 60+: 13.0% - (3 of 23 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatitis acute
  • abdominal pain
  • renal failure acute
  • dehydration
  • weight decreased
  • decreased appetite
1 - 6 months:
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatitis acute
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pancreatic carcinoma
  • lipase increased
  • blood glucose increased
6 - 12 months:
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatitis acute
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • pancreatic carcinoma
  • renal failure acute
  • pancreatic carcinoma metastatic
  • thyroid neoplasm
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
1 - 2 years:
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatic carcinoma
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pancreatic carcinoma metastatic
  • blood glucose increased
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • weight decreased
  • cardiac failure
2 - 5 years:
  • pancreatitis
  • nausea
  • pancreatic carcinoma
  • pancreatitis acute
  • loss of smell
  • bladder cancer
  • dyspnoea
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • pancreatic pseudocyst
  • tension headache
5 - 10 years:
  • loss of smell
  • bladder cancer
  • abortion spontaneous
  • hypertension
  • renal failure acute
  • type 2 diabetes
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • frequent or urgent urination
  • hyperlipidemia
10+ years:
  • bladder cancer
  • renal failure
  • burping
  • chills
  • dementia
  • diarrhea
  • diarrhoea
  • gastric ulcer
  • lactic acidosis
  • nausea
not specified:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • pancreatitis
  • decreased appetite
  • pancreatitis acute
  • blood glucose decreased
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • weight decreased
  • pancreatitis
  • decreased appetite
  • pancreatitis acute
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
male:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • pancreatitis
  • diarrhoea
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • pancreatitis acute
  • abdominal pain
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • congenital central nervous system anomaly
  • foetal malformation
10-19:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • myalgia
  • headache
  • acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • incontinence
  • multiple fractures
20-29:
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • abortion spontaneous
  • amnesia
  • asthma
  • concussion
  • confusional state
  • critical illness polyneuropathy
  • diplopia
  • dysgraphia
  • dyspnoea
30-39:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • dizziness
  • injection site pain
  • pancreatitis
  • blood glucose increased
  • malaise
  • weight decreased
40-49:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pancreatitis
  • weight decreased
  • blood glucose increased
  • abdominal pain
  • flatulence
  • decreased appetite
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis
  • diarrhoea
  • blood glucose increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • pancreatitis acute
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
60+:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • decreased appetite
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatitis acute
  • blood glucose decreased
  • dehydration

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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