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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/12/2014 1:16:59 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
For those who cannot afford Victoza, go to Victoza website and get coupon to never pay more than $25. That's what I did'

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/12/2014 2:59:24 AM

Reviewer: David, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The Victoza did help decrease my blood sugar numbers nadmy A1C, but I had a massive amount of side effects that I didn't know was being increased by the Victoza because the Victoza was started around the same time that I was also having gallbladder issues, and had a gall stone. After my gallbladder removal I remained sick with the same symptoms I had prior to it of: heartburn, nausea, vomiting ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/1/2014 8:39:05 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Don't even start taking this! I took Victoza for ten months. I feel like I have lost ten months of my life. It started with diarrhia, vomiting. I just felt yuck all day. then the hives started. I've gone to the hospital four times in ten months. That doesn't even include hives that didn't send me to the ER. So everyday feeling not great, the last trip to the ER was in a ambulance ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/16/2014 1:55:00 PM

Reviewer: MGS2014, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Began with such hope, but turned to nausea day 1, tired & lack of energy. The next few days went to nausea, bloating, stomach cramps, etc. affected my ability to work for several days. Then hit the 6th day nausea, bloating, vomiting and diarrhea began. I'm done. I lost 9 lbs, but it is NOT worth it.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/27/2014 11:39:43 AM

Reviewer: GTallTx, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Am a 71-yr-old male., and on 1000mg Metformin, 5mg Farxiga, and 1.8mg Victoza daily. Been taking Victoza for 10 months. Almost immediately lost 10 lbs to a comfortable 200 lbs (6'4"). A1C dropped from 6.7 to about 6.1. Morning glucose readings run 105-120. Seems to be working great, but concerned about long-term side effects. Still, high sugar levels are known to do much damage long ... Show Full Comment

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