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Review: could Victoza cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea 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.

We study 12,127 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,007 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,235 Victoza users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 12,127 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 1,007 people (8.30%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea66.11%27.62%3.35%2.93%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea63.90%36.10%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%0.11%0.54%3.78%18.55%24.70%52.32%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (896 people, 88.98%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (51 people, 5.06%)
  3. Hypertension (43 people, 4.27%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (29 people, 2.88%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (18 people, 1.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (155 people, 15.39%)
  2. Lantus (72 people, 7.15%)
  3. Metformin (70 people, 6.95%)
  4. Simvastatin (54 people, 5.36%)
  5. Aspirin (50 people, 4.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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