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Victoza (liraglutide) is an anti-diabetic medication prescribed for managing type 2 diabetes and aiding in weight management. Getting Victoza (liraglutide) refill is straightforward and effortless; you can connect with a qualified doctor anytime through “Your Doctors Online” to discuss your presenting symptoms and get a refill for this prescription.

However, Victoza (liraglutide) refill will only be provided after consultation with our qualified doctor and if the treatment is completely safe for your unique needs.

What is Liraglutide (Victoza)?

Liraglutide(Victoza or Saxenda) is classified as a GLP-1 receptor agonist, an anti-diabetic medication. It’s commonly prescribed for managing type 2 diabetes and aids in weight management. Victoza comes in the form of a pre-filled, multi-dose pen. Some of the other medications prescribed for the same purpose are Exenatide (Bydureon), Dulaglutide (Trulicity), and Semaglutide (Ozempic).

What is Victoza (liraglutide) and How to Take It

Victoza (Liraglutide) is an antidiabetic medication used to treat and manage type 2 diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus. It helps maintain the sugar levels in the body and control symptoms of diabetes. 

How does it work?  

Victoza works by mimicking the natural hormone glucagon, giving the signal to the body to work naturally. It stimulates the release of insulin in the body and lowers glucagon levels, helping to control blood sugar levels. It is prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes by healthcare professionals. It also slows the digestion process in the body, eventually leading to low appetite and weight loss.

What are the different dosage forms and strengths of Victoza (Liraglutide)? 

Victoza (liraglutide) comes in 1 dosage form. Prefilled pens with the specific dose measured can be injected under the skin for administration into the body. It also comes with three prefilled pens in one injectable, which can be injected three times. One can last up to 30 days, depending on the condition of the patient. 

Victoza 6 mg/mL is the most prescribed dose of Victoza to be administered via pre-filled for diabetes and weight management.

The prefilled pen comes in the strength 18mg/3mL (Victoza) that will deliver doses of 0.6mg, 1.2mg, or 1.8mg as per the directions of a healthcare provider. 

How to take it? 

Victoza (Liraglutide) can only be taken and administered as per the directions of the healthcare provider. It is mostly prescribed to be taken before the meal for its maximum efficacy, but it’s important to discuss it’s taking direction from the healthcare professional to avoid any unwanted side effects. It can be recommended to administer in your arm, stomach, or thigh and should only be taken once daily. 

Side effects of Victoza (liraglutide)

Some common side effects of Victoza 

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Reduced appetite. 

Serious side effects of Victoza may include

  • Pancreatitis
  • Thyroid tumors
  • Allergic reactions. 

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Precautions and contraindications of Victoza

  • Victoza should not be taken in case of hypersensitivity of liraglutide or any antidiabetic medications until discussed with the healthcare provider. 
  • In case of medical conditions like pancreatitis, it should be avoided and should only be taken after discussing it with your healthcare provider or pharmacist. 
  • Victoza will most probably be prescribed to be taken once daily; if you miss the dose, don’t double the dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule as prescribed. 
  • It should also be avoided during pregnancy. Discuss with your healthcare provider to use the alternative to avoid any unwanted side effects. 

FAQs about Victoza (liraglutide)

What happens if you miss a dose of Victoza?

If you forget to take a dose of Victoza, just skip it and take your usual dose at the regular time the next day. Don’t double up on doses to compensate for the missed one, as it could lead to more side effects.

How can I make Victoza more effective?

1.2mg is the maximum effective dose for the Victoza injection. Your dose will be decided and prescribed as per your medical condition. You can not increase or decrease the dose as per your medical condition. 

Where is the best place to inject Victoza?

The best place to inject Victoza is muscles like under the skin of your stomach (abdomen), upper arm, or thigh. It is better to consult your healthcare provider or pharmacist for the best guidelines for injecting Victoza.

Is Trulicity better than Victoza?

Trulicity and Victoza are prescribed and recommended for diabetes and weight management. It’s beneficial only to get the prescription from your healthcare provider and discuss it with your pharmacist to get the needed prescription. 

What happens if you stop Victoza suddenly?

Stopping Victoza suddenly can change blood sugar levels, i.e., it will increase the blood sugar levels. It’s always beneficial to stop the Victoza only when your healthcare provider recommends you to. Stopping it on its own will affect your health. 

Does liraglutide help PCOS?

Liraglutide might help manage some of the symptoms of PCOs, including weight loss. Your healthcare provider might add liraglutide to the medication for PCOs management. 

Who should not take liraglutide?

Individuals with insulin should avoid taking Victoza to avoid any side effects. Some other medications, like oral diabetes medications affect blood sugar levels and should also be avoided with Liraglutide. It is important to share your complete list of medications and history of health conditions with your doctor.

How long does it take for Victoza to work?

Victoza begins to take effect quickly in lowering blood sugar levels, although it may take a few weeks to observe the full benefits. Ask our online doctors for queries related to the onset of action of Victoza.

Is Victoze (Liraglutide) FDA-approved for diabetes?

Victoza (Liraglutide) is an FDA-approved drug for type 2 diabetes to control the blood sugar levels in the body and the appetite. It is not specifically approved for weight loss but only for its controlling sugar level property in diabetes mellitus. 

When is the best time to take Victoza?

You can take Victoza at any time of the day that is most convenient for you. For more information or guidance, consult our qualified doctors via our online app.

How long can you stay on Victoza?

You can continue taking Victoza for the duration recommended by your healthcare professional. They will determine the appropriate length of treatment based on your specific needs. Just make sure to regularly discuss your treatment plan with them.

Does Victoza make you tired?

Yes, Victoza can cause fatigue or tiredness, but everyone may not observe the same. If you’re feeling tired while taking Victoza, talk to your healthcare professional about it. They can provide personalized advice.

What are the alternatives to Victoza?

Metformin, Trulicity, Ozempic, Invokana, and Jardiance are all great alternatives to Victoza for managing type 2 diabetes. Your doctor can provide personalized recommendations and guidance.

What to avoid with Victoza?

To keep your blood sugar levels stable while using Victoza, it’s advisable to steer clear of high-sugar foods, processed foods, alcohol, very salty foods, and non-prescription medications that can potentially lower blood sugar.

Does Victoza cause headaches?

Yes, Victoza can cause headaches as a side effect. If you observe a headache that is persistent or worsens you should discuss with your doctor. The occurrence of side effects vary from person to person.

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