Type 2 Diabetes

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Common Type 2 Diabetes treatments discussed around the web
Metformin 14,920 Glucophage 1,655 Lantus 1,606
187,809 conversations around the web about Type 2 Diabetes to help you make a decision
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Metformin
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Victoza
Other name: Glucophage (Glucophage)
Other name: Liraglutide (Liraglutide)
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4.5
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PCOS*
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Weight Loss*
Insulin Resistance
Weight Gain*
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Type 2 Diabetes
Acne*
Irregular Periods*
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Diabetes
Weight Loss*
Weight Gain*
Type 2 Diabetes
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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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...
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Top Concerns
Met
Nausea
8
Hypoglycemia
6
Diarrhea
5
Cramping
4
Depression
4
Infertility
4
Stomach Problems
3
Headaches
3
Hypothyroidism
2
Vomiting
2
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Vic
Hypoglycemia
8
Pancreatitis
4
Hair Loss
1
Stomach Issues
1
Tumor
1
Rash
1
Heart Attack
1
Arthritis
1
Irritability
1
Sweating
1
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Diarrhea
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Vic
5
0
Cramping
Met
Vic
4
0
Depression
Met
Vic
4
0
Infertility
Met
Vic
4
0
Stomach Problems
Met
Vic
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Headaches
Met
Vic
3
0
Hypothyroidism
Met
Vic
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0
Vomiting
Met
Vic
2
0
Hypoglycemia
Vic
Met
8
6
Pancreatitis
Vic
Met
4
0
Hair Loss
Vic
Met
1
0
Stomach Issues
Vic
Met
1
0
Tumor
Vic
Met
1
0
Rash
Vic
Met
1
0
Heart Attack
Vic
Met
1
0
Arthritis
Vic
Met
1
0
Irritability
Vic
Met
1
0
Sweating
Vic
Met
1
0
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About Metformin
Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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Metformin
About Victoza
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...
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I noticed on my brochure that it can cause thyroid issues...
" ...victoza for my type II diabetes along with metformin 2 times a day for a month now. This month I got my period two times. I noticed on my brochure that it can cause thyroid issues.... "

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other directions, including helping with the heart problems...
" ...Metformin (even the slow release type) but my doctor is insistent that I keep taking as much of it as I can cope with because it has benefits in other directions, including helping with the heart... "

kick the Metformin (side effects from Metformin are killing...
" ...started Victoza last night (0.6) and have had no side effects so far. Got ...is good)! Was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in November 2010, ...kick the Metformin (side effects from Metformi... "

issues (part of colon removed, diverticulosis, gastroparesis...
" ...Was put on Metformin couple of weeks ago and have had some pretty severe stomach problems. I already have stomach issues (part of colon removed, diverticulosis, gastroparesis, IBS) therefore I'm... "

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really upset my stomach and that was down to metformin more...
" ...but I am still on Victoza and it is helping to keep ...effects I had a problem with taking Victoza and metformin together as it really upset my stomach and that was down to metformin more than... "

eat. The \"regular\" Metformin upsets my stomach if I take...
" ...to help manage my type 2 diabetes. I have had ...can't eat. The \"regular\" Metformin upsets my stomach if I take ...on Victoza injections. One of the side effects of Victoza is we... "

twice a day. To compound things I have rheumatoid arthritis...
" ...and take 500mg of metformin twice a day. To compound things I ...The RA treatments helped push me from a borderline diabetic who could control things with diet to a fullblown, type II diabetic... "

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leg cramps similar to what I had when I took metformin. Is...
" ...Victoza for about 6 monhts, not controling my blood sugars and so they increased my dose from 1.2 to 1.8 since then I have expereinced leg cr... "

mcg pen? Metformin never had any adverse effects on me. I...
" ...a 10 mcg pen? Metformin never had any adverse effects on me. I ...a crazy person. I'm sorry you can't try victoza either. It sounds am... "

my upset stomach, along with the metformin. When the...
" ...was on victoza when I was ...It was causing my upset stomach, along with the metformin. When the doc discovered ...T1, she said victoza was no good for me. I don't remem... "

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