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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 12,122 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 12,230 Victoza users)

Lipid disorders

Lipid disorders (broad term for abnormalities of cholesterol and triglycerides) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, pain. (latest reports from 171,588 Lipid disorders patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 12,118 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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