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Review: could Victoza cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
We study 12,111 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 (latest outcomes from 12,215 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,968 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 13, 2014: 12,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 154 people (1.27%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Victoza when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||37.93%||27.59%||20.69%||3.45%||10.34%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Victoza * :
|Weight gain||60.51%||39.49% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Victoza * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.32%||18.70%||30.08%||43.90% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Victoza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||20.00%||20.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (109 people, 70.78%)
- Weight decreased (7 people, 4.55%)
- Diabetes mellitus (7 people, 4.55%)
- Weight control (4 people, 2.60%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 1.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (19 people, 12.34%)
- Lantus (12 people, 7.79%)
- Levemir (10 people, 6.49%)
- Aspirin (8 people, 5.19%)
- Glimepiride (7 people, 4.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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