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Review: Victoza and Metformin

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Victoza and Metformin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Victoza and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,287 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 12,222 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,884 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of metformin reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 2,286 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)
58.33%
(7 of 12 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)
14.29%
(1 of 7 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 HeadacheVomitingVomitingBlood Glucose Increased
Pancreatitis AcuteNauseaRenal Failure AcuteCardiac FailureAortic AneurysmCerebral InfarctionChillsPancreatitis Acute
DiarrhoeaAbdominal PainAbdominal PainWeight DecreasedCardiac FailureLactic AcidosisPancreatitisVomiting
PancreatitisWeight DecreasedBlood Calcitonin IncreasedGlycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedNauseaAbortion SpontaneousRenal FailurePancreatitis
Abdominal PainVomitingWeight DecreasedPancreatic CarcinomaRenal Failure AcuteLow Platelet CountHepatitisWeight Decreased
Renal Failure AcuteDiarrhoeaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFatigueActivities Of Daily Living ImpairedStomach UpsetWeight DecreasedDiarrhoea
DehydrationLipase IncreasedCholelithiasisNauseaAbdominal PainHypertensionDiarrheaDecreased Appetite
DizzinessRenal FailureFallHepatic Enzyme IncreasedDiarrheaMuscle CrampsNauseaAbdominal Pain
Decreased AppetiteRenal Failure AcuteThyroid NeoplasmMetastases To LiverThinking AbnormalMuscle AchesIbsBlood Glucose Decreased

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Victoza is effective55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
52.17%
(12 of 23 people)
Metformin is effective33.33%
(11 of 33 people)
8.33%
(2 of 24 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)
31.11%
(14 of 45 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)
10.64%
(5 of 47 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 PregnancyDiarrhoeaVomitingVomitingVomiting
DiarrhoeaAbortion SpontaneousDizzinessPancreatitisDiarrhoeaDecreased Appetite
HeadacheBlood Glucose AbnormalAbdominal DiscomfortWeight DecreasedWeight DecreasedDiarrhoea
PancreatitisBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedPancreatitis 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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Complete drug side effects:

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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