Review: could Victoza cause Stomach Ulcer?


Summary

Stomach ulcer is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 22,195 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Stomach ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach ulcer and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,251 users)

Stomach Ulcer

Stomach ulcer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, thrombocytopenia, diarrhea, pneumonia, malaise (latest reports from 42,761 Stomach ulcer patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

22,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 48 people (0.22%) have Stomach Ulcer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Stomach ulcer?

Time on Victoza when people have Stomach Ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Ulcer when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Stomach Ulcer when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.06 %
  • 40-49: 6.06 %
  • 50-59: 15.15 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (22 people, 45.83%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Hypertension (4 people, 8.33%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people, 6.25%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Lantus (6 people, 12.50%)
  • Januvia (5 people, 10.42%)
  • Janumet (4 people, 8.33%)
  • Amlodipine Besylate (4 people, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (8 people, 16.67%)
  • Weight Decreased (7 people, 14.58%)
  • Constipation (6 people, 12.50%)
  • Anaemia (5 people, 10.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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