Review: could Victoza cause Tendon Rupture?


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 Diabetes mellitus . We study 12,047 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Tendon rupture. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendon rupture and more.

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Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide recombinant. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 12,088 users)

Tendon Rupture

Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) has been reported by people with anuria, hypoaesthesia, fatigue, constipation, headache (latest reports from 6,337 Tendon rupture patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

12,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 6 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: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

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: 66.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

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 *:

  • Vulval Abscess (3 people)
  • Staphylococcal Infection (3 people)
  • Sepsis (3 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin Hcl (4 people)
  • Lisinopril (4 people)
  • Crestor (4 people)
  • Levaquin (3 people)
  • Glyburide (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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