Review: could Victoza cause Muscle spasms?
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 Lantus, and have Type 2 diabetes. We study 12,138 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 has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,249 Victoza users)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 56,984 Muscle spasms patients)
On May, 5, 2015: 12,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 77 people (0.63%) have Muscle Spasms.
Time on Victoza when people have Muscle spasms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasms||60.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Victoza * :
|Muscle spasms||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Victoza * :
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.41%||20.69%||56.90% |
Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Victoza ** :
How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (59 people, 76.62%)
- Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 7.79%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 5.19%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 5.19%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (4 people, 5.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lantus (15 people, 19.48%)
- Metformin hcl (13 people, 16.88%)
- Plavix (7 people, 9.09%)
- Niacin (6 people, 7.79%)
- Lopressor (6 people, 7.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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