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.
We study 12,122 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 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 12,230 Victoza users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,545 Weight gain patients)
On Dec, 26, 2014: 12,118 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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