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

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness could be caused by Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Metformin hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,073 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.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,083 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 292 people (2.42%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,534,737 people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness on eHealthMe.

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:

Sandra (1 year 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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