Review: could Victoza cause Lipid Disorders?


Summary

Lipid disorders is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lovaza, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 12,048 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Lipid disorders. Find out below who they are, when they have Lipid disorders and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide recombinant. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 12,088 users)

Lipid Disorders

Lipid disorders (broad term for abnormalities of cholesterol and triglycerides) has been reported by people with muscle aches, rashes, itching, stress and anxiety, fatigue (latest reports from 161,986 Lipid disorders patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

12,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 28 people (0.23%) have Lipid Disorders


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Lipid disorders?

Time on Victoza when people have Lipid Disorders *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 55.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lipid Disorders when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 56 %
  • male: 44 %

Age of people who have Lipid Disorders when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 19.05 %
  • 40-49: 19.05 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Lipid Disorders when taking Victoza **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Lipid Disorders **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (11 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)
  • Insomnia (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Bph (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lovaza (6 people)
  • Metformin Hcl (5 people)
  • Metformin (4 people)
  • Lortab (3 people)
  • Lantus Solostar (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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