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Review: could Victoza cause Glaucoma?

Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, 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, 6 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma 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)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,167 Glaucoma patients)

On Feb, 2, 2015: 12,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Glaucoma.

Trend of Glaucoma in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Glaucoma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Glaucoma33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Glaucoma when taking Victoza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Hypertension (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (1 people, 16.67%)
  2. Nebivolol hcl (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Actos (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Repaglinide (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My migraines are with aura (classic) including vision changes, hemiplegic (numb arm, face, mouth, throat) and as part of the aura, inability to remember some words (presents like a stroke). While on victoza, I had three migraines in one week, a lifetime anomaly that has not repeated since quitting the drug. I usually will get at most 2 a year, and often go years without one, but it appears victoza sets off a major attack.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • From Feb. 2014 to Nov. 2014 peripheral vision decreased, eye pressure stable,
    doctors says indication of glaucoma. No known family history. Of white, native American, Scottish origins.
    Added the Bio-Curcumin within last 6 months. Wondering if that or possible use of Duloxeline could be cause.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Pain in my right arm and shoulder is worse. I have difficulty putting on my bra because it hurts when I try to reach back.

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