Kidney failure 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 Metformin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 22,195 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 158 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.
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Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,251 users)
Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, acute kidney failure, sepsis, diarrhea (latest reports from 80,375 Kidney failure patients).
On Sep, 20, 2016
22,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 158 people (0.71%) have Kidney Failure
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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when metformin was used for my diabetes my complete metabolic panel was normal but sitagliptin was added and my kidney function started getting abnormal. I stopped taking metformin per my md and 3months later my kidney functions got worse. lactic acid level also went up.
I'm taking Metformin along with the Victoza. My doctor told me to take either Pepto or Immodium to get relief. I have been taking Immodium but the diarrhea is feeding on it (it's ineffective). I am now starting the Pepto. Has anybody gotten relief from anything else?
Hello, I'm a 32 year old who was just diagnosed with renal failure in August after taking hydroxyurea for 3 months. It's initially started with minor swelling, after 2 months and several tests I was told I had renal failure. I now have a eGFR of 8 with just body swelling symptoms. I don't want ...
I have been taking Victoza(1.8mg) and 1000mg of Metformin ER(2xs daily) along with Levimir(10mg at bedtime) along with Glimipiride(4mg 2xs daily) and I been throwing up everything including bile for the last 2 days and my reading have not come down. I am afraid that something more serious is ...
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