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Review: Victoza and Metformin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Victoza and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,286 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 12,217 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,833 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 2,285 people who take Victoza, Metformin are studied

Victoza, Metformin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Victoza (liraglutide)
- Metformin (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)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Metformin 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)
13.33%
(2 of 15 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 AcuteDyspnoeaRenal Failure AcuteGastric UlcerNausea
VomitingPancreatitis AcutePancreatitis AcutePancreatitisTension HeadacheVomitingPancreatitisBlood Glucose Increased
Pancreatitis AcuteNauseaRenal Failure AcuteCardiac FailureAortic AneurysmCerebral InfarctionRenal FailurePancreatitis Acute
DiarrhoeaAbdominal PainAbdominal PainWeight DecreasedCardiac FailureLactic AcidosisWeight DecreasedVomiting
PancreatitisWeight DecreasedBlood Calcitonin IncreasedGlycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedNauseaAbortion SpontaneousHepatitisPancreatitis
Abdominal PainVomitingWeight DecreasedPancreatic CarcinomaRenal Failure AcuteLow Platelet CountElevated Liver EnzymesWeight Decreased
Renal Failure AcuteDiarrhoeaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFatigueActivities Of Daily Living ImpairedStomach UpsetWeight GainDiarrhoea
DehydrationLipase IncreasedCholelithiasisNauseaAbdominal PainHypertensionIbsDecreased Appetite
DizzinessRenal FailureFallHepatic Enzyme IncreasedDiarrheaMuscle CrampsIron DeficiencyAbdominal Pain
Decreased AppetiteRenal Failure AcuteThyroid NeoplasmMetastases To LiverThinking AbnormalMuscle AchesBlood Glucose Decreased

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Victoza is effective55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
50.00%
(11 of 22 people)
Metformin is effective33.33%
(11 of 33 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
Blood Glucose DecreasedAbdominal Pain
Abdominal PainBlood 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)
34.21%
(13 of 38 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
31.25%
(5 of 16 people)
10.00%
(4 of 40 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 DecreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedDiarrhoea
PancreatitisBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedWeight DecreasedPancreatitis Acute
Colon Cancer Stage IiiAngioedemaFlatulenceAbdominal Pain UpperPancreatitis
Abdominal PainPancreatitisAbdominal DiscomfortAbdominal PainBlood Glucose Decreased
Myocardial InfarctionPruritusAbdominal PainDecreased AppetiteDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

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

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

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

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • chronic diahrea and pain, bloating

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On eHealthMe, Victoza (liraglutide) is often used to treat diabetes. Metformin (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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