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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 2,283 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 12,199 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,693 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 2,282 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)
44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 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)
35.71%
(5 of 14 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 AcuteDyspnoeaRenal Failure AcuteGastric UlcerNausea
VomitingPancreatitis AcutePancreatitis AcuteCardiac FailureTension HeadacheVomitingPancreatitisBlood Glucose Increased
Pancreatitis AcuteNauseaRenal Failure AcutePancreatitisAortic AneurysmCerebral InfarctionRenal FailurePancreatitis Acute
DiarrhoeaAbdominal PainAbdominal PainWeight DecreasedCardiac FailureLactic AcidosisWeight DecreasedVomiting
PancreatitisWeight DecreasedBlood Calcitonin IncreasedGlycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedNauseaAbortion SpontaneousHepatitisPancreatitis
Abdominal PainVomitingWeight DecreasedPancreatic CarcinomaRenal Failure AcuteStomach UpsetElevated Liver EnzymesWeight Decreased
Renal Failure AcuteDiarrhoeaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFatigueAbdominal PainMuscle AchesWeight GainDiarrhoea
DehydrationLipase IncreasedCholelithiasisHepatic Enzyme IncreasedActivities Of Daily Living ImpairedType 2 DiabetesIbsDecreased Appetite
DizzinessRenal FailureFallNauseaPancreatitis AcuteHypertensionIron DeficiencyAbdominal Pain
Decreased AppetiteRenal Failure AcuteThyroid NeoplasmMetastases To LiverThinking AbnormalMuscle CrampsBlood Glucose Decreased

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Victoza is effective57.14%
(16 of 28 people)
50.00%
(10 of 20 people)
Metformin is effective34.38%
(11 of 32 people)
4.76%
(1 of 21 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)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
36.11%
(13 of 36 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
33.33%
(5 of 15 people)
10.53%
(4 of 38 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 IncreasedFlatulenceWeight DecreasedPancreatitis Acute
Colon Cancer Stage IiiAngioedemaBlood Glucose IncreasedAbdominal Pain UpperPancreatitis
Abdominal PainPancreatitisAbdominal DiscomfortAbdominal PainBlood Glucose Decreased
Myocardial InfarctionPruritusAbdominal PainDecreased AppetiteDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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