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Review: could Victoza cause Back pain?





Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Glimepiride, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,118 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 12,226 users)

Back pain

Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Back pain 105,943 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 12,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 128 people (1.06%) have Back Pain.

Trend of Back pain in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain57.14%28.57%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Back pain62.22%37.78%

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.81%8.65%36.54%50.00%

Severity of Back pain when taking Victoza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (99 people, 77.34%)
  2. Prophylaxis (6 people, 4.69%)
  3. Obesity (6 people, 4.69%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 3.12%)
  5. Anxiety (3 people, 2.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Glimepiride (11 people, 8.59%)
  2. Metformin hcl (11 people, 8.59%)
  3. Aspirin (10 people, 7.81%)
  4. Glucophage (9 people, 7.03%)
  5. Atenolol (8 people, 6.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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