Could Victoza cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 22,798 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA. Among them, 1,693 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 Victoza 22,862 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

22,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 1,693 people (7.43%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Diarrhea?

Time on Victoza when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 56.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.32 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 64.63 %
  • male: 35.37 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 16.26 %
  • 50-59: 25.93 %
  • 60+: 53.69 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 63.64 %
  • severe: 36.36 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (181 people, 10.69%)
  • Metformin Hcl (149 people, 8.80%)
  • Lantus (95 people, 5.61%)
  • Levemir (52 people, 3.07%)
  • Simvastatin (41 people, 2.42%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Victoza, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (751 people, 44.36%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (453 people, 26.76%)
  • Headache (186 people, 10.99%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (179 people, 10.57%)
  • Weight Decreased (168 people, 9.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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