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Review: could Victoza cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?





Summary: 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 hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,118 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 12,226 users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 12,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 154 people (1.27%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain37.93%27.59%20.69%3.45%10.34%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain60.51%39.49%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.32%18.70%30.08%43.90%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain20.00%20.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (109 people, 70.78%)
  2. Weight decreased (7 people, 4.55%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (7 people, 4.55%)
  4. Weight control (4 people, 2.60%)
  5. Hypertension (3 people, 1.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (19 people, 12.34%)
  2. Lantus (12 people, 7.79%)
  3. Levemir (10 people, 6.49%)
  4. Aspirin (8 people, 5.19%)
  5. Glimepiride (7 people, 4.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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