Bydureon vs Victoza

Bydureon
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Victoza
(Rx)
Bydureon is a diabetes medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.3
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
4.6
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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January 27, 2012
January 25, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,917 Discussions
15,744 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diabetes
#3 for Hyperglycemia
Bydureon is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes and Hyperglycemia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diabetes
#2 for Weight Loss
#3 for Weight Gain
#5 for Overweight
#6 for Obesity
Our data suggest that Victoza is taken for Weight Issues, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Byd
Nausea
10
Itching
2
Pancreatitis
2
Diarrhea
2
Tiredness
2
Vomiting
2
Headaches
1
Cancer
1
Stomach Problems
1
Indigestion
1
Vic
Nausea
8
Hypoglycemia
2
Tiredness
2
Headaches
2
Diarrhea
1
Vomiting
1
Pancreatitis
1
Hyperglycemia
1
Cancer
1
Depression
1
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Nausea
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10
8
Itching
Byd
Vic
2
0
Pancreatitis
Byd
Vic
2
1
Diarrhea
Byd
Vic
2
1
Tiredness
Byd
Vic
2
2
Vomiting
Byd
Vic
2
1
Headaches
Byd
Vic
1
2
Cancer
Byd
Vic
1
1
Stomach Problems
Byd
Vic
1
0
Indigestion
Byd
Vic
1
0
Nausea
Vic
Byd
8
10
Hypoglycemia
Vic
Byd
2
0
Tiredness
Vic
Byd
2
2
Headaches
Vic
Byd
2
1
Diarrhea
Vic
Byd
1
2
Vomiting
Vic
Byd
1
2
Pancreatitis
Vic
Byd
1
2
Hyperglycemia
Vic
Byd
1
0
Cancer
Vic
Byd
1
1
Depression
Vic
Byd
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Bydureon during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
X Category X
Victoza is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Bydureon and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Victoza and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Injector: 2 mg/0.65 mL
Suspension: 2 mg
Injector: 0.6 mg/0.1 mL (18 mg/3 mL)
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Exenatide microspheres
Liraglutide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bydureon and Victoza: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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