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Review: Lantus and Victoza

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lantus and Victoza. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 506 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lantus (what 50,255 Lantus users reported?) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is used in diabetes.

Victoza (what 12,215 Victoza users reported?) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is used in diabetes.

On Sep, 28, 2014: 506 people who take Lantus, Victoza are studied

Lantus, Victoza outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lantus (insulin glargine recombinant)
- Victoza (liraglutide)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lantus is effectiven/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Victoza is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaPancreatitis AcutePancreatitis AcutePancreatitisRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaConfusional ArousalNausea
DiarrhoeaPancreatitisDecreased AppetiteAngina UnstableBlood Pressure IncreasedRhinorrhoeaHeadacheBlood Glucose Increased
Pancreatitis AcuteAbdominal Pain UpperAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedMyocardial InfarctionAnaphylactic ReactionRashDizzinessDiarrhoea
DehydrationDecreased AppetitePancreatitisParonychiaInfectionMuscular WeaknessDisorientationWeight Decreased
PancreatitisNauseaDehydrationViral PericarditisHeart Rate IncreasedCondition AggravatedDecreased Appetite
VomitingRenal FailureGlycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedThyroid CancerMalaiseBlood UrineBlood Glucose Decreased
Renal FailureDiarrhoeaGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedDiabetic KetoacidosisAmnesiaVomiting
Abdominal PainAbdominal HerniaFatigueLiver Function Test AbnormalPulmonary EmbolismNight SweatsPancreatitis Acute
ConstipationNephrolithiasisWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedPyrexiaDeep Vein ThrombosisPancreatitis
Renal Failure AcuteSuicidal IdeationBlood Pressure IncreasedLipase IncreasedThirstAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lantus is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
Victoza is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaBlood Glucose Increased
DiarrhoeaNausea
Decreased AppetiteWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose IncreasedDiarrhoea
Blood Glucose DecreasedBlood Glucose Decreased
Weight DecreasedPancreatitis Acute
VomitingDecreased Appetite
PancreatitisVomiting
HeadachePancreatitis
Pancreatitis AcuteRenal Failure Acute

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lantus is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
Victoza is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
23.08%
(3 of 13 people)
0.00%
(0 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aDisease RecurrenceHypokalaemian/aBlood Glucose IncreasedNauseaPancreatitis AcuteNausea
Retinal Vein ThrombosisPancreatitis AcuteCardiac FailurePancreatitisNauseaBlood Glucose Increased
Diabetic KetoacidosisBlood Glucose DecreasedRashBlood Glucose IncreasedDiarrhoea
Vulvovaginal RashWeight IncreasedHeadacheWeight DecreasedDecreased Appetite
Pulmonary OedemaDiabetic KetoacidosisDiarrhoeaBlood Glucose Decreased
Decreased AppetiteDisorientationPancreatitisVomiting
OedemaBlood Potassium DecreasedDecreased AppetiteWeight Decreased
Gastric DisorderRetinal Vein OcclusionVomitingAsthenia
Lung InfectionAccidental OverdoseRenal Failure AcuteDehydration
Blood Pressure IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose DecreasedDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • get very tired and sleepy
    some confusion and reduced cognition
    some forgetfullness

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Thought that with more exercise my leg muscles would start getting stronger so I'm not sure if it's one of the meds I'm taking that is causing the condition.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • My speech has become unintelligible in the last 6 months

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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