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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 Sepsis.

We study 12,122 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 diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,230 Victoza users)

Tendon rupture

Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) has been reported by people with sinusitis, bronchitis, urinary tract infection, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 6,470 Tendon rupture patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 12,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 7 people (0.06%) have Tendon Rupture.

Trend of Tendon rupture in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Tendon rupture * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tendon rupture0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Tendon rupture71.43%28.57%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tendon rupture0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%71.43%28.57%0.00%

Severity of Tendon rupture when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tendon rupture0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Tendon rupture ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tendon rupture100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sepsis (3 people, 42.86%)
  2. Asthma (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Staphylococcal infection (3 people, 42.86%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Blood cholesterol decreased (3 people, 42.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Crestor (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Metformin hcl (4 people, 57.14%)
  3. Lisinopril (4 people, 57.14%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Pravachol (3 people, 42.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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