A study for a 40 year old woman who takes Saxenda - from FDA reports


448 females aged 40 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 40 year old female patient who has Obesity. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Apr, 14, 2019

448 females aged 40 (±5) who take Saxenda are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Saxenda for a 40-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 40
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Obesity
  • Drugs taken:
    • Saxenda (liraglutide recombinant)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Gas - Belching(act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth): 18 (4.02% of females aged 40 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Diarrhea: 30 (6.7% of females aged 40 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Belching (release of gas from the digestive tract)
  5. Lymphoedema (localized fluid retention and tissue swelling)
  6. Arthropathy
  7. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  8. Limb discomfort (discomfort in leg)
  9. Infection
  10. Throat tightness
1 - 6 months:
  1. Indigestion
  2. Injection site urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin at injection site)
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Abdominal pain upper
  6. Injection site erythema (redness at injection site)
  7. Belching (release of gas from the digestive tract)
  8. Headache (pain in head)
  9. Helicobacter infection (helicobacter pylori (h. pylori) infects stomach)
  10. Hypersensitivity
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  2. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Pancreatitis acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
  5. Weight increased
  6. Nausea and vomiting
  7. Gastroenteritis (inflammation of stomach and intestine)
  8. Menstrual disorder (disease of menstrual cycle)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Cholecystitis (infection of gallbladder)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Basedow's disease (autoimmune disease where the thyroid is overactive, producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormones)
  2. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  3. Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)
  4. Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  5. Dry mouth
  6. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  7. Weight increased
  8. Thyroid mass
  9. Thyroid neoplasm (tumour of thyroid)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Post-traumatic stress disorder
  2. Cholecystitis (infection of gallbladder)
  3. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. Cutis laxa (connective tissue disorder in which the skin lacks elasticity and hangs in loose folds)
  6. Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)
  7. Major depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)
  8. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
5 - 10 years:
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  6. Injection site pain
  7. Injection site erythema (redness at injection site)
  8. Injection site pruritus (severe itching at injection site)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Drug ineffective

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Weight Decreased : 146 people, 32.59%
  2. Type 2 Diabetes : 84 people, 18.75%
  3. Diabetes : 17 people, 3.79%
  4. High Blood Pressure : 15 people, 3.35%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 7 people, 1.56%
  6. Depression : 6 people, 1.34%
  7. Glucose Tolerance Impaired (blood glucose is raised beyond normal levels, but not high enough to warrant a diabetes diagnosis): 5 people, 1.12%
  8. Joint Pain : 5 people, 1.12%
  9. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 4 people, 0.89%
  10. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 4 people, 0.89%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Metformin (26 people, 5.80%)
  2. Sertraline (6 people, 1.34%)
  3. Vitamin D (5 people, 1.12%)
  4. Lantus (5 people, 1.12%)
  5. Clozaril (5 people, 1.12%)
  6. Xeljanz (5 people, 1.12%)
  7. Lexapro (4 people, 0.89%)
  8. Levemir (4 people, 0.89%)
  9. Cymbalta (4 people, 0.89%)
  10. Crestor (4 people, 0.89%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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