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Review: could Victoza cause Muscle spasms?

Summary: Muscle spasms could be caused by Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lantus, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,073 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Victoza

Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,179 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 345,919 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 12,083 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 77 people (0.64%) have Muscle Spasms. They amount to 0.02% of all the 344,741 people who have Muscle Spasms on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle spasms in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Muscle spasms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasms60.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle spasms66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.41%20.69%56.90%

Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Victoza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (59 people, 76.62%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 7.79%)
  3. Blood triglycerides increased (4 people, 5.19%)
  4. Hypertension (4 people, 5.19%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 5.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lantus (15 people, 19.48%)
  2. Metformin hcl (13 people, 16.88%)
  3. Plavix (7 people, 9.09%)
  4. Lopressor (6 people, 7.79%)
  5. Niacin (6 people, 7.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I want to use victoza with lantus any one who is on this dual therapy what do you think?
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