Review: could Victoza cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,072 people who take Victoza. Among them, 292 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. See who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,165 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Victoza include nausea aggravated, nausea, blood glucose increased, diarrhea, diarrhoea aggravated.
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,516,866 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 11,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 286 people (2.49%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.
Time on Victoza when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||70.49%||14.75%||11.48%||3.28%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Victoza * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||64.78%||35.22% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Victoza * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.42%||8.03%||28.92%||58.63% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Victoza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (219 people, 76.57%)
- Hypertension (20 people, 6.99%)
- Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 5.59%)
- Diabetic neuropathy (8 people, 2.80%)
- Blood pressure increased (7 people, 2.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (39 people, 13.64%)
- Lisinopril (24 people, 8.39%)
- Lipitor (20 people, 6.99%)
- Aspirin (17 people, 5.94%)
- Metformin (14 people, 4.90%)
* 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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