Review: could Victoza cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation 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 Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 12,127 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 406 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,239 Victoza users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 12,127 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 408 people (3.36%) have Constipation.
Time on Victoza when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Victoza * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Victoza * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Victoza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (341 people, 83.58%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 3.92%)
- Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 3.43%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (8 people, 1.96%)
- Diabetic neuropathy (7 people, 1.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (39 people, 9.56%)
- Metformin hcl (28 people, 6.86%)
- Lipitor (25 people, 6.13%)
- Amaryl (18 people, 4.41%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 4.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Also take 81 mg of aspirin for preventative care
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