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Review: could Victoza cause Lipid disorders (High Blood Cholesterol)?

Summary: Lipid disorders is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes. We study 12,138 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 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. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,249 Victoza users)

Lipid disorders

Lipid disorders (broad term for abnormalities of cholesterol and triglycerides) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia. (latest reports from 172,049 Lipid disorders patients)

On May, 22, 2015: 12,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 24 people (0.20%) have Lipid Disorders.

Trend of Lipid disorders in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Lipid disorders * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lipid disorders28.57%57.14%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Lipid disorders60.87%39.13%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lipid disorders0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%11.11%33.33%33.33%

Severity of Lipid disorders when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lipid disorders0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lipid disorders ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (13 people, 54.17%)
  2. Pain (2 people, 8.33%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 8.33%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 8.33%)
  5. Blood testosterone decreased (1 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (6 people, 25.00%)
  2. Vitamin d (5 people, 20.83%)
  3. Lantus (4 people, 16.67%)
  4. Lortab (4 people, 16.67%)
  5. Lovaza (4 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I was doing fine with my health until my doctor place me on the victoza. I was not showing any signs of being diabetic. he told me since I was heavy set that I need to take Victoza. Because I will be diabetic two years as went by still no signs of being diabetic. On victoza and my health started to change I started to get bigger and bigger the doctors all said I was eatting to much. My body took a turn for the worst. Test after test after test. Nothing found. So not being able to find anything wrong with me.it all came to a head when my dog was nose butting me in the tummy. For a week. I thought I had a chest cold coming on. So I went to hospital and hit the floor with pain in my face and lose of one eye use. Dec 2013. I found out take I had a pituitary tumor now my health is back I will be taking thyroid meds and prednisone for the rest of my life.I do think victoza had something to do with this.

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