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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 75,449
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Liraglutide vs Metformin

Liraglutide
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Metformin
Other name: Victoza Victoza
Other name: Glucophage Glucophage
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
4.8
Concern level
3.6
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.2
Concern level
3.1
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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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Hypoglycemia
10
Pancreatitis
4
Vomiting
3
Diarrhea
2
Tiredness
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Constipation
2
Burp
2
Headaches
1
Depression
1
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Met
Nausea
3
Hypoglycemia
3
Diarrhea
2
Cramping
2
Depression
2
Infertility
2
Stomach Problems
1
Headaches
1
Hypothyroidism
1
Vomiting
1
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About Liraglutide
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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tformine before, but it causes severe dry mouth for me. I'...
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" ...Lamdage, I tried the Metformine before, but it causes severe dry mouth for me. I'm afflicted ...root canal problems, etc.). Liraglutide side effects also mention 'dry mouth'. Thanks for trying... "

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type 2 diabetes and is on Metformin and an injection called...
" My hubby has type 2 diabetes and is on Metformin and an injection called Liraglutide.It helps kerb appetite and helps the pancreas work better.His numbers were really high and not controlled with... "

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ried Metformin but I just couldn't tolerate it so was mov...
| www.diabetes.co.uk
" ...about three years ago. I tried Metformin but I just couldn't tolerate it so was moved ...levels so was also prescribed the Liraglutide injections which I administered daily. ...Does anyone have any... "

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2 Metformin am and 2 Metformin pm as well as a Liraglutide...
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" I take 2 Metformin am and 2 Metformin pm as well as a Liraglutide injection (12mg) per day. Anyone ...In fact, is there anyone else here that takes Liraglutide... "

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o and was first put on Metformin. I have always eaten a lo...
| www.diabetes.co.uk
" ...it helps! Daibell I never had any side effects when I was on Liraglutide but I am not ...side effects was when I was first diagnosed several years ago and was first put on Metformin. I have always... "

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ictoza and Liraglutide - but no success, so started taking D...
| www.diabetes.co.uk
" ...Insulin 18 months ago (was on 2000mg Metformin and still on this) and put on nearly 4 stone. I have been on Sitagliptin, Victoza and Liraglutide - but no success, so started taking Dapagliflozin in... "

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love liraglutide ,VictozaI have started on this drug ,its a...
| www.diabetes.co.uk
" I love liraglutide ,Victoza I have started on this drug ,its a great drug seems to work ...drug 12 and i have lantus and novorapid and metformin as well but this liraglutide seems to be great waight... "

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has made a vast difference to many health issues in my...
| www.diabetes.co.uk
" ...taking glic pio metformin so I was changed onto ...go with the pio metformin. The Victoza (liraglutide) has made a vast difference to many health issues in my life and to me ...past 9 months injecting... "

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also taking metformin with the liraglutide.It was in...
| www.diabetes.co.uk
" Hi! I have just started taking liraglutide today (0.6). I have been on Byetta for 5 months and ...night! I am also taking metformin with the liraglutide. It was interesting to see... "

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lso taking metformin with the liraglutide. It was inte...
" ...Hi! I have just started taking liraglutide today (0.6). I have been on Byetta for 5 months and ...night! I am also taking metformin with the liraglutide. It was interesting to see... "

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