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Brand Name Victoza Generic Liraglutide injection  
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Victoza, 2.77 / 5 (22 votes)

Victoza Side Effects

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Victoza Side Effects- Serious

  • Risk of Thyroid Cancer- lumps in the neck, trouble breathing/swallowing, hoarseness/wheeziness, unusual coughing or pain in the ears
  • Pancreatitis- severe and spreading pain in the upper stomach, nausea and vomiting, appetite loss and fast heart rates
  • Increased Risk of Hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood sugar levels) including anxiety, blurry vision, confusion and difficulty concentrating/speaking, dizziness/drowsiness, fast heart rates, jitters, headache and hunger, irritability, nausea, nervousness, numbness/tingling of lips and tongue, excessive sweating, tiredness, trembles and weakness.
  • Gastroparesis, or a paralysis in the stomach that reduces ability to have a bowel movement.
  • Signs of serious infections- fever, chills, sore throat, flu symptoms, easy bruising or bleeding (nose and gums), mouth sores and unusual weakness
  • Unusual urination patterns (less or not at all)
  • Anemia- paleness, tiredness, shortness of breath, weakness
  • Increased thirst and pounding heartbeat or fluttering in your chest
  • Swelling or weight gain

Victoza Side Effects- Common

  • Mild gastrointestinal complications like upset stomach, vomiting, loose stools, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite, heartburn, mild abdominal pain
  • Weakness, tiredness, dizziness, headache, fatigue
  • Mild skin rashes, especially at the site of injection (redness, itching and swelling)
  • Cold symptoms- stuffy nose, congestion, sneezing, sinus inflammation, minor sore throat
  • Back Pain