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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Victoza. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,869 people who have side effects when taking Victoza from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
25,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 439 people (1.7%) have Weight gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Victoza when people have Weight gain *:
- < 1 month: 28.12 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 21.88 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.62 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Victoza *:
- female: 69.76 %
- male: 30.24 %
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Victoza *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.72 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.81 %
- 30-39: 3.25 %
- 40-49: 13.72 %
- 50-59: 27.44 %
- 60+: 53.07 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 3.64%)
- Weight Decreased (15 people, 3.42%)
- High Blood Pressure (14 people, 3.19%)
- Depression (12 people, 2.73%)
- Type 1 Diabetes (8 people, 1.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (60 people, 13.67%)
- Lantus (40 people, 9.11%)
- Levemir (34 people, 7.74%)
- Novolog (25 people, 5.69%)
- Humalog (24 people, 5.47%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Blood Glucose Increased (96 people, 21.87%)
- Nausea (60 people, 13.67%)
- Weight Decreased (59 people, 13.44%)
- Appetite - Increased (48 people, 10.93%)
- Fatigue (32 people, 7.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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HI My mom started Victoza 3 weeks ago and started having intermittent nighttime chills. She is also on Metformin. Do you recommend that she continue Victoza or stop it?for how long can she expect the symptoms
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