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Review: could Victoza cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue)?

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness 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, 292 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness 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)

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,643 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 12,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 292 people (2.41%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness68.25%14.29%11.11%6.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness64.81%35.19%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.38%7.97%29.48%58.17%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (220 people, 75.34%)
  2. Hypertension (21 people, 7.19%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 5.48%)
  4. Diabetic neuropathy (9 people, 3.08%)
  5. Blood pressure increased (7 people, 2.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (40 people, 13.70%)
  2. Lisinopril (24 people, 8.22%)
  3. Lipitor (20 people, 6.85%)
  4. Aspirin (17 people, 5.82%)
  5. Metformin (14 people, 4.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

dp (7 months ago):

Have been on for 2 1/2 weeks. Female and 55 years old. Just increased dose 3 days ago. I am very tired but thought just do to all the activity in last month but now not sure. Lost 4 pounds in about 12 days and food isn't appealing, I have to force myself to eat and only certain things sound good. Hoping side effects wear off but hope my cravings stay controlled like right now. Not craving sugars or starch.
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Sandavis28 (10 months ago):

I was taken off Victoza shortly after my post because of rapid and irregular heartbeat.
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Jim Morton (10 months ago):

Male, 60 years old. Type 2 for 6 plus years and getting worse. On metformin. BP high but stabilized and I have not found any meds I can take that will bring BP down. Taking asprin also.
Blood sugar is now at 200.

Started taking Victoza 18 days ago. Blood Sugar is now about 110 and dropping. Weight has dropped 15 lbs. Never hungry but I do eat 2x a day but only a little.

Reaction: Almost immediately fatigue and tired. I want to sleep all the time. Muscles don't want to work. But I can handle this if I can get my weight down and hopefully get off my diabetes meds. Most foods make me want to puke.

No other symptoms so I guess I am lucky.
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Sandra (2 years ago):

Female, 62. Have been on Victoza for about a month. My A1c had dropped from 9.9 to 7.9. I am sleepy and lethargic all the time. I just thought of checking to see if anyone else was feeling this way and am surprised that others have reported this. Are people reporting this to their doctors?
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    Brittany on Oct, 2, 2012:

    Hg's are you using an ipad? lol I use Messages on my Mac and it always changes BG's to Hg's. LOL

    I just started taking Victoza yesterday at 8pm. It is 3:31 am and my face is super flushed and very hot. I feel fine otherwise, maybe a little warmer.

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