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Review: could Victoza cause Indigestion?

Summary: Indigestion could be caused by Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Metformin hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,073 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 238 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion and more.

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Victoza

Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,176 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Indigestion

Indigestion (latest reports from 247,951 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,083 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 238 people (1.97%) have Indigestion. They amount to 0.10% of all the 247,582 people who have Indigestion on eHealthMe.

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
Indigestion47.92%45.83%4.17%2.08%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Indigestion54.15%45.85%

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%14.02%36.45%47.66%

Severity of Indigestion when taking Victoza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Indigestion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (184 people, 77.31%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 6.72%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 4.62%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 3.78%)
  5. Coronary artery disease (7 people, 2.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (26 people, 10.92%)
  2. Simvastatin (26 people, 10.92%)
  3. Metformin (18 people, 7.56%)
  4. Actos (15 people, 6.30%)
  5. Aspirin (13 people, 5.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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