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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 mellitus.

We study 12,118 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Victoza and have Glaucoma >>>

Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 12,226 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 Glaucoma 18,578 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 12,114 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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