Victoza and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms 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 . We study 22,371 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA. Among them, 160 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,877 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,114 Muscle spasms patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

22,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 160 people (0.72%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Victoza when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 60.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 65.56 %
  • male: 34.44 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.88 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.77 %
  • 40-49: 12.39 %
  • 50-59: 27.43 %
  • 60+: 57.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (87 people, 54.37%)
  • Diabetes (17 people, 10.62%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 6.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 3.12%)
  • Pain (3 people, 1.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (24 people, 15.00%)
  • Lantus (20 people, 12.50%)
  • Levemir (7 people, 4.38%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 3.75%)
  • Lipitor (5 people, 3.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (51 people, 31.87%)
  • Diarrhea (37 people, 23.12%)
  • Headache (20 people, 12.50%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (17 people, 10.62%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 9.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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