What is Victoza?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Victoza is a brand of liraglutide, a diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. It works by increasing the amount of insulin that the body produces. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
54 21
22 4
4 1
2 0
1 0
1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Victoza"

Severe
6
Moderate
3
Mild
5
None
9

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Victoza)
Dosage Patients
0.6 mg daily 18
1 mg daily 2
1.2 mg daily 31
1.3 mg daily 1
1.6 mg daily 3
1.8 mg daily 15
1.8 mcg daily 2
3 mg daily 1
6 mg daily 3
12 mg daily 4
Why Patients Stopped Taking Victoza (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 6
Did not seem to work 3
Other 2
Change in health plan coverage 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 13 patients who’ve stopped taking Victoza

Duration

Currently Taking Victoza
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 6
1-2 years 4
2 years or more 9
Stopped Taking Victoza
Duration Patients
0-1 month 3
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 2
6 months-1 year 5
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
20 87%
Usually
1 4%
Sometimes
2 9%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
3 13%
Somewhat
4 17%
A little
5 22%
Not at all
11 48%
Cost
$200+
3 18%
$100-199
2 12%
$50-99
5 29%
$25-49
1 6%
< $25
6 35%
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2 patient evaluations for Victoza

researcher47
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researcher47
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 49
Condition: Diabetes Type 2
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

See researcher47's full Victoza history

Feb 6, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Diabetes Type 2: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1.8 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
toledogranny3
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toledogranny3
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
58 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

See toledogranny3's full Victoza history

Jan 5, 2011 (Started May 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Diabetes Type 2: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1.2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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