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Review: Victoza and Glucophage

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Victoza and Glucophage. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,285 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,215 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Glucophage (latest outcomes from 41,414 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 2,284 people who take Victoza, Glucophage are studied

Victoza, Glucophage outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Victoza (liraglutide)
- Glucophage (metformin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Victoza is effective80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
66.67%
(8 of 12 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Glucophage is effectiven/a60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
31.25%
(5 of 16 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaPancreatitisPancreatitisPancreatitis AcuteTension HeadacheRenal Failure AcuteGastric UlcerNausea
VomitingPancreatitis AcutePancreatitis AcutePancreatitisDyspnoeaVomitingPancreatitisBlood Glucose Increased
Pancreatitis AcuteNauseaRenal Failure AcuteCardiac FailureCardiac FailureCerebral InfarctionRenal FailurePancreatitis Acute
DiarrhoeaAbdominal PainAbdominal PainWeight DecreasedAortic AneurysmLactic AcidosisWeight DecreasedVomiting
PancreatitisWeight DecreasedBlood Calcitonin IncreasedGlycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedNauseaAbortion SpontaneousHepatitisPancreatitis
Abdominal PainVomitingWeight DecreasedPancreatic CarcinomaRenal Failure AcuteStomach UpsetElevated Liver EnzymesWeight Decreased
Renal Failure AcuteDiarrhoeaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFatiguePancreatitis AcuteMuscle AchesWeight GainDiarrhoea
DehydrationLipase IncreasedCholelithiasisNauseaPancreatic PseudocystType 2 DiabetesIbsDecreased Appetite
DizzinessRenal FailureFallHepatic Enzyme IncreasedDiarrheaHypertensionIron DeficiencyAbdominal Pain
Decreased AppetiteRenal Failure AcuteThyroid NeoplasmMetastases To LiverPancreatitis ChronicMuscle CrampsBlood Glucose Decreased

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Victoza is effective57.14%
(16 of 28 people)
50.00%
(11 of 22 people)
Glucophage is effective34.38%
(11 of 32 people)
4.35%
(1 of 23 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaNausea
VomitingPancreatitis
Blood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose Increased
DiarrhoeaPancreatitis Acute
Weight DecreasedWeight Decreased
Decreased AppetiteDiarrhoea
Pancreatitis AcuteVomiting
PancreatitisDecreased Appetite
Abdominal PainAbdominal Pain
Blood Glucose DecreasedBlood Glucose Decreased

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Victoza is effectiven/an/an/an/a60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
46.67%
(7 of 15 people)
35.14%
(13 of 37 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
Glucophage is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
31.25%
(5 of 16 people)
10.26%
(4 of 39 people)
4.76%
(1 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aNauseaMaternal Exposure During PregnancyNauseaNauseaNauseaNausea
PainFoetal DeathVomitingPancreatitis AcutePancreatitis AcuteBlood Glucose Increased
MyalgiaHypoglycaemiaMalaiseDiarrhoeaPancreatitisWeight Decreased
Pancreatitis AcuteDrug Exposure During PregnancyDiarrhoeaVomitingDiarrhoeaVomiting
DiarrhoeaAbortion SpontaneousDizzinessPancreatitisVomitingDecreased Appetite
HeadacheBlood Glucose AbnormalAbdominal DiscomfortWeight DecreasedWeight DecreasedDiarrhoea
PancreatitisBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedPancreatitis Acute
Colon Cancer Stage IiiAngioedemaFlatulenceAbdominal Pain UpperPancreatitis
Abdominal PainPancreatitisAbdominal DiscomfortDecreased AppetiteBlood Glucose Decreased
Myocardial InfarctionPruritusAbdominal PainAbdominal PainDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Victoza and Glucophage?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Have had back pain in lower back for 4 days. Increased Metformin to two 750 cm a day.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • prostate cancer at 44 - no family history of prostate cancer - status post radical prostatectomy

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • chronic diahrea and pain, bloating

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Victoza (liraglutide) is often used to treat diabetes. Glucophage (metformin hydrochloride) 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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