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Levemir vs. Victoza for Diabetes

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Levemir

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Victoza

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Other Names: Liraglutide
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 20,923 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 5 out of 5
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Insulin detemir is a long-acting human insulin analogue for maintaining the basal level of insulin. Novo Nordisk markets it under the trade name Levemir. It is an insulin analogue in which a fatty acid (myristic acid) is bound to the lysine amino a... 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 See God Working
February 28, 2014
See God Working wrote
New to Bydureon need HELP.
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By CHYNADOLZ
December 10, 2013
CHYNADOLZ wrote
Victoza
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September 20, 2013
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Victoza and pancreatic cancer . STOP TAKING VICTOZA NOW
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What patients are saying about Levemir vs. Victoza

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have quoted my highest use of Levemir, and I believe before...
...Levemir ...believe before I started Victoza it was more like 60 units total a day that I was taking, but still a 50% drop. As you say, perhaps the excess basal does stop the pancreas from 'tryi...
the Victoza helps me to gain control of my BG levels which...
Hey Victoza peeps, I have been put ...after an unsuccessful attempt on Levemir & Sitagliptin. I am on ...am hoping that the Victoza helps me to gain control of my BG levels which are...
Have now gone back on 4 units of Levemir and am feeling...
...buzz off paracetamol. The metformin made my IBS unbearable. Have just finished Victoza which gave me bad stomach ache ...full dose. Have now gone back on 4 units of Levemir and am feeling spa...
Has anyone else here experienced no real side effects...
...Victoza for the weight loss. So far I have been disappointed with on a small decrease in appetite. I am hoping when I increase my dosage I will see a difference. Has anyone else here experienced no...
she is quite happy with the Levemir/Victoza. However we...
Just been to my GP, she is quite happy with the Levemir/Victoza. However we spent about 10 mins while she told me that Forth Valley Trust had stopped support for Irbesartan (blood pressure...
or can you just use levemir on its own???? help n...
...or can you just use levemir on its own???? help ...as am well confused. Nurse has said I am to stay on victoza with added levemir to ...high BS down. Am currently on 1.2 dose of victoza n BS...
1st june to discuss starting on insulin levemir. Anna.
...thanks for reply, am on 20mg lisinopril plus simvastatin 40mg ...when BS are reading high am presently on victoza injections highest dosage 1.8 n ...1st june to discuss starting on insulin le...
the Levemir that I am on now.  It worked in controlling the...
I did try Byetta for a year.  I ...off of it and put me on the Levemir that I am on now.  It worked in controlling the BS ...the second drug you mentioned, Victoza...is this new?  I have looked...
possible. I have had great success with Victoza, which I...
...doctor if possible. I have had great success with Victoza, which I inject daily. ...with splitting up your Levemir doses. Additionally, and you ...absorption of the Levemir that you are...
range. I take 48 units of Levimer at night and Glimepiride...
 Discuss Byetta & Victoza: Higher Readings After Meals Victoza ...for many years and switched to Victoza in February. At firts ...couple 300 range. I take 48 units of Levimer at night and Glim...
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