Victoza and Weight gain - from FDA reports
Weight gain 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 Metformin, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 22,371 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA. Among them, 347 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,877 users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).
On Jan, 31, 2017
22,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 347 people (1.55%) have Weight Gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Victoza when people have Weight Gain *:
- < 1 month: 27.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.59 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.79 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Victoza *:
- female: 67.4 %
- male: 32.6 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Victoza *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.48 %
- 30-39: 1.9 %
- 40-49: 13.81 %
- 50-59: 27.62 %
- 60+: 56.19 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (173 people, 49.86%)
- Diabetes (34 people, 9.80%)
- Weight Loss (13 people, 3.75%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 3.17%)
- Depression (11 people, 3.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (43 people, 12.39%)
- Lantus (36 people, 10.37%)
- Levemir (30 people, 8.65%)
- Novolog (19 people, 5.48%)
- Crestor (19 people, 5.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Blood Glucose Increased (77 people, 22.19%)
- Nausea (48 people, 13.83%)
- Weight Decreased (44 people, 12.68%)
- Appetite - Increased (42 people, 12.10%)
- Drug Ineffective (24 people, 6.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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