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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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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...
" ...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... "

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 effect... "

than the metformin. I had terrible nausea and gas, etc but...
" ...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 supposed... "

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am on metformin, gliclazide, victoza and suffer depression...
" ...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 angry with... "

I have been gagging on the metformin pills lately and...
" ...in January. I have been gagging on the metformin pills lately and ...more. I was taking the Victoza shot, but since ...the shot b\\c from what I've read, the Victoza works best with Metformin... "

the numbers immediately dropped to normal. Feeling nauseous...
" ...my numbers down. Just started Victoza (with Metformin I was already taking) and the numbers immediately dropped to normal. Feeling nauseous but I understand that ...it in the future. No pain,... "

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I stopped the metformin all my problems went away. So all I...
" ...that I had problems with metformin. But as soon as I stopped the metformin all my problems went away. So all I am on is insulin and Victoza and spoke to ...Novomix 30, Victoza, metformin 2000mg... "

Did they start you on the metformin and Victoza at...
" ...are having such problems with the Victoza. What dosage ...Did they start you on the metformin and Victoza ...problems with metformin at first too. There is an Extended version that works bet... "

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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... "

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