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 12,122 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 has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,230 Victoza users)
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 19,157 Glaucoma patients)
On Jan, 3, 2015: 12,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Glaucoma.
Time on Victoza when people have Glaucoma * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Victoza * :
Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Victoza * :
Severity of Glaucoma when taking Victoza ** :
How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 66.67%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 16.67%)
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (1 people, 16.67%)
- Nebivolol hcl (1 people, 16.67%)
- Actos (1 people, 16.67%)
- Repaglinide (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am losing a lot of hair. It started about two months ago, and I went to dermatologist who ordered some medication for two weeks. It stopped. I have been using Victoza for almost a year and take Xanax daily long term. Can either of these drugs cause my hair loss?? It's back now, and full speed. At this rate, I'll be bold in two weeks more. I'm desperate, but my doctors think if the Victoza is causing it, it will regenerate once I stop, which I'm in the process of doing. However, if there is a chance Xanax is causing it, I need to know to find an alternative drug for my nerves. Any help??
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I am losing a lot of hair. Will it stop and will the hair grow back in?
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- I want to use victoza with lantus any one who is on this dual therapy what do you think?
My blood sugar is getting higher my last a1c was 7.5 i am currently taking lantus and humalog with bad results. When i was on victoza my blood sugar was much better i am considering using victoza with lantus any information would be greatly appreciated
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