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Victoza

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  • Currently licensed for type 2 diabetes
  • Not licensed for weight loss, its use is 'off-label'
  • This page is for informational purposes only
  • It's the prescribers decision to issue a prescription
From £154.00

Buy Victoza - Victoza is a prescription medication that contains the active ingredient liraglutide and belongs to a class of medications known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1 receptor agonists. Victoza is an analog of human GLP-1 and is produced using a process involving recombinant DNA expression. The GLP-1 receptor is found on cell surfaces. Victoza works by increasing cyclic AMP inside the cell, resulting in the release of insulin and also decreasing the secretion of glucagon. Victoza has a half life in the plasma of 13 hours after administration subcutaneously.

Victoza Side Effects

Victoza prescription medication can cause side effects. Side effects from Victoza injection use include nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation, decreased appetite and dyspepsia. The Victoza pen can delay gastric emptying and Victoza and alcohol should not be used together. People with hypersensitivity or allergy to Victoza medication should not use the medication. Victoza injections should not be used by people with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma or in people with Multiple Endocrine Neoplastic syndrome type 2. Possible side effects secondary to Victoza prescription medication use should be discussed with one's medical provider and pharmacist.

 

Victoza and Weight Loss

Some people have heard of Victoza prescription medication being used for weight loss treatment. Can Victoza be used for weight loss? Victoza for weight loss is not a currently approved indication. However, the active ingredient in Victoza is utilized in another medication, Saxenda, which is approved for weight loss.

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