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Review: could Victoza cause Indigestion?





Summary: Indigestion is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Simvastatin, 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, 239 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion and more.

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Victoza

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

Indigestion

Indigestion has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, pain.(latest reports from Indigestion 51,731 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 12,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 239 people (1.97%) have Indigestion.

Trend of Indigestion in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Indigestion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Indigestion46.94%44.90%4.08%2.04%2.04%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Indigestion53.94%46.06%

Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Indigestion0.00%0.00%0.00%0.47%1.40%13.95%36.28%47.91%

Severity of Indigestion when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Indigestion0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Indigestion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Indigestion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (184 people, 76.99%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 6.69%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 4.60%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 3.77%)
  5. Pain (7 people, 2.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (26 people, 10.88%)
  2. Metformin hcl (26 people, 10.88%)
  3. Metformin (19 people, 7.95%)
  4. Actos (15 people, 6.28%)
  5. Aspirin (13 people, 5.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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