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Victoza Side Effects

Side Effects of Victoza

What is Victoza?

Victoza is a medical treatment used by individuals who suffer from type 2 diabetes. However, it may have a lot of side effects on the human body, one should be careful and always consult a doctor before starting this treatment.

What are some of the side effects caused by Victoza?

Inflammation of the pancreas: severe pain in the stomach is a symptom of inflammation of the pancreas, with or without vomiting.

Hypoglycemia (low blood pressure):

Common symptoms of low blood pressure are:

  • Nausea: a feeling of sickness, with a sense of vomiting.
  • Dizziness: feeling unsteady.
  • Hunger: feeing of discomfort caused by lack of food.
  • Mood swings: regular change of moods.
  • Blurred vision: unclear eyesight.
  • Headache: pain in the head.
  • Weakness: being weak, lack of strength.
  • Shakiness: feeling of trembles.
  • Confusion: uncertainty of what is happening.
  • Anxiety: feeling of worry or nervousness.

Gallbladder problems: pain in the right or middle part of the stomach. Symptoms of gallbladder problems are: diarrhea, vomiting, fever, nausea etc.

Allergic reactions: itchiness, difficulty breathing, having rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips or tongue.


Most Common Side Effects

The most occurring side effects of Victoza are:

  • Nausea: a feeling of sickness, with a sense of vomiting.
  • Diarrhea: loose or watery stool.
  • Vomiting: ejecting food or matter out of the stomach.
  • Decreased appetite: not feeling hungry.obesity
  • Indigestion: feeling of discomfort in the stomach.
  • Constipation: difficulty in emptying the bowels.

On another note, Victoza can have a more serious side effect such as Thyroid cancer. Having a lump or swelling in the area of the neck, could be signs of thyroid cancer.

A patient who feels any of these side effects, must contact their doctor and get clarifications.

In conclusion, some medications nowadays are being used for other purposes than those indicated by the doctor. It is always better advised to consult your doctor before the use of any medication.