What is Liraglutide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most Popular Types: Victoza

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Generic Name: Liraglutide

Liraglutide is an injectable medicine used for type 2 diabetes that helps control blood sugar levels. It works by increasing the amount of insulin that the body produces, decreasing the amount of sugar produced by the liver, and slowing the time it takes food to go through the stomach.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe
6
Moderate
3
Mild
5
None
10

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Liraglutide)
Dosage Patients
1.2 mg daily 29
0.6 mg daily 19
1.8 mg daily 17
12 mg daily 4
1.6 mg daily 3
6 mg daily 3
0.06 mg daily 2
1 mg daily 2
1.2 g daily 2
1.8 mcg daily 2
Why Patients Stopped Taking Liraglutide (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 6
Did not seem to work 3
Change in health plan coverage 3
Other 2
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently Taking Liraglutide
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 3
6 months-1 year 2
1-2 years 9
2 years or more 12
Stopped Taking Liraglutide
Duration Patients
0-1 month 4
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 2
6 months-1 year 5
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
21 88%
Usually
1 4%
Sometimes
2 8%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
3 13%
Somewhat
4 17%
A little
5 21%
Not at all
12 50%
Cost per month
$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 Liraglutide

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Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 50
Condition: Diabetes Type 2
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

See researcher47's full Liraglutide 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

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

See toledogranny3's full Liraglutide 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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