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Review: could Victoza cause Coughing (Cough)?





Summary: Coughing 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 Metformin hcl, 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, 41 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing 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)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Coughing 73,813 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 12,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 41 people (0.34%) have Coughing.

Trend of Coughing in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Coughing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coughing63.64%27.27%0.00%9.09%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Coughing79.49%20.51%

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coughing0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%33.33%57.58%

Severity of Coughing when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Coughing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (29 people, 70.73%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 12.20%)
  3. Hypertension (2 people, 4.88%)
  4. Anxiety (1 people, 2.44%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (4 people, 9.76%)
  2. Actos (4 people, 9.76%)
  3. Vitamin d (4 people, 9.76%)
  4. Vytorin (3 people, 7.32%)
  5. Nexium (3 people, 7.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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