Review: Victoza and Glucophage
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Victoza and Glucophage. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,246 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
On Apr, 2, 2014: 2,246 people who reported to have interactions when taking Victoza, Glucophage are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Victoza (liraglutide)
- Glucophage (metformin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Victoza, Glucophage:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||1,146|
|Blood Glucose Increased||734|
|Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)||729|
|Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)||726|
|Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)||678|
|Blood Glucose Decreased||310|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Victoza, Glucophage:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)||44|
|Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)||44|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||28|
|Pancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer)||28|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||22|
|Hepatic Enzyme Increased||20|
|Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased||20|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Diabetes mellitus
- Blood cholesterol increased
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Victoza is used in:
- Glucophage is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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