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Review: could Victoza cause Kidney failure (Acute kidney failure)?

Summary: 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 Simvastatin, and have Type 2 diabetes.

We study 12,122 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,230 Victoza users)

Kidney failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain. (latest reports from 57,656 Kidney failure patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 12,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 63 people (0.52%) have Kidney Failure.

Trend of Kidney failure in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Kidney failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney failure58.14%39.53%2.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Kidney failure when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Kidney failure58.42%41.58%

Age of people who have Kidney failure when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney failure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.75%13.75%82.50%

Severity of Kidney failure when taking Victoza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Kidney failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (63 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 25.40%)
  3. Arthritis (6 people, 9.52%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (6 people, 9.52%)
  5. Weight decreased (6 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (26 people, 41.27%)
  2. Lisinopril (23 people, 36.51%)
  3. Lantus (22 people, 34.92%)
  4. Metformin hcl (21 people, 33.33%)
  5. Celebrex (18 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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