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Victoza Side Effects

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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Victoza, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Victoza side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Victoza.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Victoza side effects are:
Irregular Menstruation (35 reports)
Muscle Spasms/cramps In Legs (25 reports)
Explosive Diarrhea (22 reports)
MENSTRAL (19 reports)
Nausea (14 reports)
Tingling (11 reports)
Insomnia (10 reports)
Bloating (9 reports)
Injection Site Reactions (8 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Victoza side effects . You can also compare Victoza side effects or view FDA reports.

Victoza Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Victoza reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Victoza on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Pancreatic Neoplasm, Vomiting
on Jan 08, 2014 Female from FR , 64 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: pancreatic neoplasm, vomiting. Victoza dosage: 1.8 Mg, Qd.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Colitis, Colitis Ischaemic, Hypotension, Colon Adenoma, Hypersensitivity, Diarrhoea, Pruritus
Patient was taking Victoza. Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: colitis, colitis ischaemic, hypotension, colon adenoma, hypersensitivity, diarrhoea, pruritus on Feb 14, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 51 years of age, weighting 240.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Victoza dosage: 0.6 Mg, Qd. Patient was hospitalized.

Jaundice, Asthenia, Liver Disorder, Decreased Appetite, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Adverse event was reported on Jan 06, 2014 by a Female taking Victoza (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: FR , 64 years of age, After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: jaundice, asthenia, liver disorder, decreased appetite, diabetes mellitus inadequate control. Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Decreased Appetite, Nausea, Vomiting
on Jan 06, 2014 Male from US , 82 years of age, was treated with Victoza. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: hepatic enzyme increased, blood bilirubin increased, decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting. Victoza dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.


Bile Duct Stone, Cholangitis Acute, Blood Glucose Increased
on Jan 03, 2014 Female from JP , 84 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza Hikachu Injection. Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: bile duct stone, cholangitis acute, blood glucose increased. Victoza Hikachu Injection dosage: 0.30 Mg, Qd.

Pancreatic Carcinoma
Patient was taking Victoza. After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: pancreatic carcinoma on Feb 17, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 67 years of age, weighting 172.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Victoza dosage: 18 Ug, Qd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Weight Decreased, Diarrhoea
Adverse event was reported on Feb 17, 2014 by a Male taking Victoza (Dosage: 1.2 Mg, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 60 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: weight decreased, diarrhoea.
Associated medications used:
  • Humalog Mix50 (146 U, Qd)
  • Metformin (2 G, Qd)
  • Amlodipine (5 Df, Unk)
  • Atorvastatin (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Bisoprolol (5 Df, Qd)
  • Valsartan (160 Df, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Angioedema, Dizziness, Swollen Tongue
on Dec 30, 2013 Female from GB , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: angioedema, dizziness, swollen tongue. Victoza dosage: 0.6 Mg, Qd.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Atorvastatin
  • Bendroflumethiazide
  • Duloxetine
  • Felodipine
  • Lisinopril
  • Metformin
  • Omeprazole
  • Zapain
Patient was hospitalized.

Optic Neuropathy, Papilloedema
on Feb 18, 2014 Female from DE , 53 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: optic neuropathy, papilloedema. Victoza dosage: 1.2 Mg, Qd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Levemir (40 Iu, Qd)
  • Metformin (2000 Mg)
  • Glimepirid (1 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Viith Nerve Paralysis
Patient was taking Victoza. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: viith nerve paralysis on Dec 30, 2013 from FR Additional patient health information: Male , 57 years of age, . Victoza dosage: Unk.

Pancreatic Carcinoma
Adverse event was reported on Dec 27, 2013 by a Male taking Victoza (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: CA , 60 years of age, Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: pancreatic carcinoma.

Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic
on Dec 27, 2013 Male from FR , 73 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: pancreatic carcinoma metastatic. Victoza dosage: 0.6 Mg, Qd.

Pancreatic Disorder
on Jan 09, 2014 Female from US , 53 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: pancreatic disorder. Victoza dosage: Unk.

Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic
Patient was taking Victoza. Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: pancreatic carcinoma metastatic on Dec 27, 2013 from CA Additional patient health information: Male , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Victoza dosage: Unk.

Pancreatic Carcinoma
Adverse event was reported on Dec 27, 2013 by a Female taking Victoza (Dosage: 1.8 Mg, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 47 years of age, After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: pancreatic carcinoma.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Disorientation, Renal Failure, Pancreatitis Acute, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
on Dec 24, 2013 Female from DK , 47 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: disorientation, renal failure, pancreatitis acute, diabetes mellitus inadequate control. Victoza dosage: 0.3 Ml, Qd , 6 Mg/ml.
Associated medications used:
  • Metformin Actavis
  • Lansoprazol Actavis
  • Toviaz
  • Triatec /00116401/
  • Pinex /00020001/
  • Ibuprofen Actavis
  • Imoclone
Patient was hospitalized.

Vomiting, Dysphagia, Gastroenteritis Viral, Abdominal Pain Upper
on Dec 24, 2013 Male from US , 59 years of age, weighting 256.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: vomiting, dysphagia, gastroenteritis viral, abdominal pain upper. Victoza dosage: Unk.

Pancreatic Carcinoma, Weight Decreased, Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased, Blood Glucose Increased
Patient was taking Victoza. After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: pancreatic carcinoma, weight decreased, glycosylated haemoglobin increased, blood glucose increased on Feb 25, 2014 from IS Additional patient health information: Male , 42 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Victoza dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Levemir (Dose Was Up To 50 U Per Day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure, Dehydration, Nausea
Adverse event was reported on Dec 23, 2013 by a Female taking Victoza (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: NO , 84 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: renal failure, dehydration, nausea.
Associated medications used:
  • Metformin Orifarm
  • Vival (1 Tabl When Needed)
  • Afipran (Up To 3 Tabl A Day)
  • Exforge Hct
  • Albyl-e
  • Paralgin Forte (Up To 6 Tabl A Day)
  • Lasix Retard
  • Trimetoprim


Cholelithiasis
on Dec 23, 2013 Female from US , 56 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: cholelithiasis. Victoza dosage: 1.8 Mg, Qd. Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatocellular Injury, Vomiting
on Dec 23, 2013 Patient from ES , 46 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: hepatocellular injury, vomiting. Victoza dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Prandin (Unk)
  • Simvastatin (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Diazepam (15 Mg, Tid)
  • Adiro (100 Mg, Qd)
  • Levothyroxine (150 ?g, Qd)
  • Hydrocortisone (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Metformin W/sitagliptin (Bid)
  • Cabergoline (3 Mg, Tid)
Patient was hospitalized.

Adenocarcinoma Pancreas
Patient was taking Victoza. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: adenocarcinoma pancreas on Dec 23, 2013 from FR Additional patient health information: Female , 57 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Victoza dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Stagid (Unk)
  • Lantus (Unk)
  • Humalog (Unk)
  • Triatec /00116401/ (Unk)
  • Sectral (Unk)
  • Crestor (Unk)
  • Fludex /00340101/ (Unk)
  • Doliprane (Unk)


Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma, Glomerulonephritis Chronic, Diabetic Nephropathy
Adverse event was reported on Jan 28, 2014 by a Male taking Victoza Hikachu Injection (Dosage: 0.9 Mg, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: JP , 54 years of age, weighting 123.5 lb, Patient felt the following Victoza side effects: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, glomerulonephritis chronic, diabetic nephropathy.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Seibule (150 Mg, Qd)
  • Amaryl (0.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Basen /01290601/ (0.2 Mg, Tid)
  • Diovan (20-80 Mg/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Tubulointerstitial Nephritis
on Jan 09, 2014 Male from CH , 83 years of age, weighting 194.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza. After Victoza was administered, patient encountered several Victoza side effects: tubulointerstitial nephritis. Victoza dosage: 1.2 Mg, Qd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Hypoglycaemia
on Dec 19, 2013 Male from JP , 81 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Victoza Hikachu Injection. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Victoza side effects: hypoglycaemia. Victoza Hikachu Injection dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Prednisolone (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Pariet (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Ferromia /00023516/ (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Lasix /00032601/ (40 Mg, Unk)


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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative VICTOZA Names:LIRAGLUTI

Active Ingredient: LIRAGLUTI

More About Victoza

Side Effects reported to FDA: 8970

Victoza safety alerts: 2011

Reported deaths: 157

Reported hospitalizations: 1313

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