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Victoza

Discussion in 'Other Diabetic Medications' started by bog_trotter2020, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. bog_trotter2020

    bog_trotter2020 · Member

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    I have not long finished my second round of chemo , having had non hogkins lymphoma twice is four years. I have put on some weight, and my doctor is advising me to start Victoza. Has anyone been on it and how did it make you feel please?
     
  2. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Hi there bog_trotter2020 (great name!), I hope you're feeling recovered from your chemo. Thankfully, it's not a road I have travelled myself, but I do understand it takes it out of you.

    I've not take Victoza, or any other meds for diabetes, , but if you type "Victoza Liraglutide" in the search box, you should find some past threads discussing it.

    I suggest adding Liraglutide to the search criteria as they are different names for the same drug.

    The search box is at the top of your screen, like here:

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    Your background in that arrea of the screen is likely to be red. I just prefer the black option. :)
     
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  3. dawnmc

    dawnmc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm on victoza, been on it since April 1st. I haven't lost any weight on it though. I've been ok with it, not had any side affects. How's your bs levels?
     
  4. bog_trotter2020

    bog_trotter2020 · Member

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    Hi I had a chicken sarnie using wholemeal bread, an orange and a pack of yushoi pea crisps and two hours later my bloods were 22. I am just worried that I will get bad stomach/intestinal pain as I did when doc tried me on a different one.
     
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    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    I,m on victoza. Not lost any weight and have had no side effects
     
  6. bog_trotter2020

    bog_trotter2020 · Member

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    Hi, do you mind me asking what dose you are on please, I have been started on 0.6 for two weeks then I would think it goes up to 1.2.
     
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    TrevorFisher Type 2 · Member

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    About 5 years ago I was put on Victoria, as a way to not go on insulin.
    I couldn’t cope with the side effects.

    I did loose about a stone, but the constant bloated feeling was horrible.
    I came off it and had to go onto insulin instead.
    I hope you fared better.
     
  8. bog_trotter2020

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    Hi
    Thank you for replying.. I don't think it is working for me, no difference to my bloods .
     
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