Review: could Victoza cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation could be caused by Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
We study 12,073 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 404 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,083 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 406 people (3.36%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.08% of all the 504,604 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
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 (340 people, 83.74%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 3.94%)
- Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 3.45%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (8 people, 1.97%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 1.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (39 people, 9.61%)
- Metformin hcl (28 people, 6.90%)
- Lipitor (25 people, 6.16%)
- Amaryl (18 people, 4.43%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 4.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Related topic: Victoza, Constipation
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On eHealthMe, Victoza (liraglutide) is often used for diabetes. Find out below the conditions Victoza is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (1 year ago):
Also take 81 mg of aspirin for preventative care
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