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Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar...
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Metformin vs Victoza

Metformin
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Victoza
Other name: Glucophage (Glucophage)
Other name: Liraglutide (Liraglutide)
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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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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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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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really upset my stomach and that was down to metformin more...
" ...to insulin but I am still on Victoza and it is helping to keep my weight ...for side effects I had a problem with taking Victoza and metformin together as it really upset my stomach and that was down to... "

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issues, so have to take these meds. I was on Metformin...
" I take 10mg of lisinopril every day, along with ...quite a bit.  I have heart issues, so have to take these meds.  I was on Metformin, doing fine (A1c was 5.7).  My doctor switched me to Victoza.  My bg... "

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roblem. They took her off of Metformin and switched to V...
" ...having some real problems when she was put on some heart meds for a heart problem.  They took her off of Metformin and switched to Victoza which is really helping her... "

No side effects whatsoever! I had been on Metformin for...
" ...- 1200 mg per day in divided doses. No side effects whatsoever! I had been on Metformin for 9 months, now I take Victoza. No side effects... "

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than the metformin. I had terrible nausea and gas, etc but...
" I'm type 2 and on Victoza and Metformin for the past month. I think I tolerate Victoza better than the metformin. I had terrible nausea and gas, etc but most of ...that has passed now. The Victoza is... "

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am on metformin, gliclazide, victoza and suffer depression...
" ...the very best with your weight loss I weigh 20 stone I put 4 on when I had a fall at work I am now disabled I was diag type 2 I am on metformin, gliclazide, victoza and suffer depression I get... "

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have no side effects with the Metformin. Lots of people...
" Glad you have no side effects with the Metformin.  Lots of people have ...me off of Metformin and put me on injectable Victoza.  What a difference!  My ...yesterday, 104 today! Yipee!!! There are several... "

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this, my doctor took me off of Metformin and put me on...
" ...the many drugs I had to take that caused diabetes in the first place!! ... I'm off of it now, and on sotalol.  Sotalol also drastically raises ... To counter this, my doctor took me off of Metformin and put... "

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shot of Victoza. The Metformin worked until I was put on a...
" ...shot of Victoza.  The Metformin worked until I was put on a powerful heart med (for another health issue) which causes blood glucos levels to rise.  Victoza is amazing, so far..................I wish... "

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