Review: could Victoza cause Tendon Rupture?


Summary

Tendon rupture is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Crestor, and have Hypertension . We study 15,194 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Tendon rupture. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendon rupture 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)

Tendon Rupture

Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) has been reported by people with hypoaesthesia, constipation, drug ineffective, paraesthesia, arrhythmias (latest reports from 8,842 Tendon rupture patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

15,194 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 7 people (0.05%) have Tendon Rupture


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Tendon rupture?

Time on Victoza when people have Tendon Rupture *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tendon Rupture when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Tendon Rupture when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 57.14 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Severity if Tendon Rupture when taking Victoza **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Tendon Rupture **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Vulval Abscess (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Staphylococcal Infection (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Sepsis (3 people, 42.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin Hcl (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Lisinopril (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Levaquin (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Crestor (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Levemir (3 people, 42.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Tendonitis (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Underdose (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Rotator Cuff Repair (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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