Could Victoza cause Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Lantus, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 22,371 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA. Among them, 662 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,869 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).

On Dec, 24, 2016

22,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 662 people (2.96%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Constipation?

Time on Victoza when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 43.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.3 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.6 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 66.61 %
  • male: 33.39 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.05 %
  • 30-39: 4.2 %
  • 40-49: 8.4 %
  • 50-59: 24.16 %
  • 60+: 62.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (445 people, 67.22%)
  • Diabetes (36 people, 5.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (18 people, 2.72%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (13 people, 1.96%)
  • Weight Loss (11 people, 1.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (45 people, 6.80%)
  • Metformin (41 people, 6.19%)
  • Januvia (37 people, 5.59%)
  • Novolog (23 people, 3.47%)
  • Aspirin (23 people, 3.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (195 people, 29.46%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (80 people, 12.08%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (78 people, 11.78%)
  • Diarrhea (78 people, 11.78%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (62 people, 9.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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