Review: could Victoza cause Ibs?


Summary

Ibs is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 15,194 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 15,243 users)

Ibs

Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, drug ineffective, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 17,887 Ibs patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

15,194 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 6 people (0.04%) have Ibs


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Ibs?

Time on Victoza when people have Ibs *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 20 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 40 %

Severity if Ibs when taking Victoza **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ibs **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (3 people)
  • Wheezing (1 person)
  • Thyroid Disorder (1 person)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (2 people)
  • Tricor (1 person)
  • Lyrica (1 person)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (1 person)
  • Clarinex (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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