Metformin vs Victoza for Type 2 Diabetes

Metformin
Victoza
Other name: Glucophage Glucophage
Other name: Liraglutide Liraglutide
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Type 2 Diabetes
2.6
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Type 2 Diabetes
5.0
Concern level
2.5
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Metformin (brand name: Glucophage, Glumetza) is a medication used primarily for diabetes. It is an oral hypoglycemic medication. It lowers blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics by...
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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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Nausea
3
Hypoglycemia
2
Tiredness
2
Diarrhea
2
Cramping
2
Depression
2
Infertility
1
Stomach Problems
1
Headaches
1
Hypothyroidism
1
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Nausea
10
Hypoglycemia
2
Tiredness
2
Headaches
2
Insulin Resistance
2
Vomiting
2
Diarrhea
2
Pancreatitis
2
Hyperglycemia
1
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1
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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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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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