Buy Victoza Online (Liraglutide)
Product Code: PR10915
What is Victoza?
Victoza (Liraglutide) is a drug to control the blood sugar levels in the body. It is given to diabetic patients in order to treat type 2 diabetes.
Classification and mechanism of action
Victoza (Liraglutide) fits in a drug class called incretin mimetic because it mimics the effect of incretins such as GLP-1. It is a hormone that is produced and released into the blood after the food is taken. GLP-1 slows the absorption of glucose, increases the secretion of insulin and the action of glycogen is also reduced.
Looking after the drug
The drug must be refrigerated at a temperature of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius before its first use.
How to take the Victoza (Liraglutide)
Liraglutide is usually injected under your skin. It comes in a pre-filled injection. You must ask your pharmacist to know which needles are best to go with your pen. Your doctor will tell you the best places to inject liraglutide in your body.
The medication can be used at any time of the day, with or without a meal.
Liraglutide is prescribed to the patients once in a day. The doctor may change the dose to ensure that you get the best medical care. Your physician may change your dosage if you endure a fever, infection, have a surgery or suffer from a medical emergency.
An overdose of liraglutide may cause vomiting or nausea. You must seek medical help as soon as you sense an overdose of the drug.
Take the missed dose of the drug as soon as you remember it. However, a missed dose of liraglutide must not be taken if it is time for the next scheduled dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Liraglutide may cause the thyroid C cell tumors. They are dependent on the dosage of the drug. However, it has been only tested on the male and female rats.
Victoza must not be given with insulin as the patients may be at a risk of hypoglycemia
Possible side effects
Some common side effects of liraglutide are listed below
- Bladder pain
- Bloody in urine
- Joint pain
- Loss of appetite
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Trouble in sleeping
Some rare side effects of liraglutide are
- Cold sweats
- Increased hunger
- Slurred speech
When Victoza (Liraglutide) should not be used?
Experts agree that liraglutide must not be given to pregnant women. No studies have been done on pregnant women. Thus, it is best not to use the drug in pregnancy. A pregnant woman who has diabetes must only take insulin.
No studies have been done on women who breastfeed their baby. Thus, the drug is not the best option for nursing mothers.
How long should you take Victoza (Liraglutide)?
Liraglutide is given every day. The dose must be initiated if 3 days have passed since the last dose of liraglutide.