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Lantus vs. Victoza for Diabetes

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Lantus

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Victoza

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Other Names: Liraglutide
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 84,028 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 9,869 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Insulin glargine, marketed by Sanofi-Aventis under the name Lantus, is a long-acting basal insulin analogue, given once daily to help control the blood sugar level of those with diabetes. It consists of microcrystals that slowly release insulin, gi... Read more on Wikipedia
Liraglutide (NN2211), marketed under the brand name Victoza, is a long-acting glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analog that has been developed by Novo Nordisk for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The product was approved by the European Medicines Ag... Read more on Wikipedia
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By lainalpn
July 20, 2014
lainalpn wrote
lactose intolerance resolved when I got off lantus
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By See God Working
February 28, 2014
See God Working wrote
New to Bydureon need HELP.
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By EasyStreet
February 22, 2014
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Mood swings and forgetfullness on Lantus
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December 10, 2013
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Victoza
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By Seaside
September 20, 2013
Seaside wrote
Victoza and pancreatic cancer . STOP TAKING VICTOZA NOW
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What patients are saying about Lantus vs. Victoza

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Lantus shot.and it dosn't seem to work.Would Victoza work...
I take metorinmen and gybide and Lantus shot.and it dosn't seem to work.Would Victoza work for me.My blood sugars still run from 140-310 sometimes higher.My a1c is 9 I just cant get it...
on Lantus a few months ago after having severe side effects...
...old and have been diabetic since I was 30. I was put on Lantus a few months ago after having severe side effects from Victoza and Byetta. I ...recently diagnosed with Rocky Mountain spotted fe...
that ) i feel better ive dropped my lantus from 30 in...
...of weight off me which was good ,i switched to victoza & lantus last week & i ...in the mornings, with victoza im between 4/5 (sometimes ...handle that ) i feel better ive dropped my lantus ...
that ) i feel better ive dropped my lantus from 30 in...
Re: VICTOZA hi & thanks for replying ...lots of weight off me which was good ,i switched to victoza & lantus last week ...can handle that ) i feel better ive dropped my lantus from 30 ...
Many non diabetics also get pancreatitis and pancreatic...
...Lantus. Many non diabetics also get ...Sister in Law died from pancreatitis this year and she wasn't diabetic and had great bgs. Life is full of risks. My only problem with Victoza is the big ...
I'm cognizant that with the addition of Lantus, less...
...advice. I'm aware that Lantus is for better fasting ...not prescribe Victoza (not covered). I've never had a problem (yet) with ...felt terrible. I'm cognizant that with the addition of Lan...
and Lantus injections ,Well i have stoped novorapid...
Hi michellekilp I am on victoza it is great go on it if you can as i ...T2 in metformin 3 a day novorapid injections and Lantus injections ,Well i have stoped novorapid my reading iin the morning...
was told to use my Lantus at bedtime .Did your Doc...
...realsis , I,m also on lantus ,novalog and a new one Victoza.I was told to use my Lantus at bedtime .Did your ...at bedtime.Also the victoza really helps dring down my #s.bu...
Lantus and my sugar numbers climbed a lot. It works for me!...
...I'm on victoza now with Lantus and Humalog, and my numbers couldn't be better, but I'm not losing weight. I dialed back 10 units of Lantus and my sugar numbers climbed a lot. It...
& I've stopped taking Lantus & Actos, now only Victoza...
...on Victoza about a year & have lost 30 pounds. My BGs are great & I've stopped taking Lantus & Actos, now only Victoza & 4 Metformin. ...counteract the diarreah effect of the Metformin. Could th...
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