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Review: could Victoza cause Muscle spasms?

We study 12,101 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 12,208 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 349,876 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 12,098 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 349,814 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 cholesterol increased (4 people, 5.19%)
  4. Hypertension (4 people, 5.19%)
  5. Blood triglycerides 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. Niacin (6 people, 7.79%)
  5. Lopressor (6 people, 7.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I am now unable to walk with my crutches, my primary doctor put in for a wheelchair. This CRPS is getting worse and worse every day and spreading to both feet both knees both legs.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Iam now unable to walk with my crutches, my primary doctor put in for a wheelchair. This CRPS is getting worse and worse everyday spreading to both feet both knees both legs.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • ***comments for Modafinil only*** I do not mix my meds. I take only 1 med a day however it is prescribed. The Adderall and or Ritalin only last 3 or 4 hours and it's not worth taking. I've been on the natural supplements all my life and except for occasional kidney discomfort I have been thankful that I've had them. I also used to take ephedra when it was legal and it was very effective for my condition.
    The muscle spasms started about 3 weeks into taking the meds. Extreme pain. I didn't know at the time what was happening. I know I didn't do anything physically to cause such a degree of spasms. I went online and discovered all 3 meds can cause it so I stopped for a week and the spasms stopped and slowiy the pain dissipated. I need these meds especially the Modafinil. It does the best job I take the 200mg once a day. I took one Sat. and today is Mon and I took one this morning. My shoulder is becoming sensitive and I know by the end of the day I will be very uncomfortable so I will skip 3 or 4 days before I take it again. Is there anything I can do other than what I am already doing? I don't want to take Flexoril or muscle relaxers that totally defeats the whole purpose of taking the Modafinil.

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