Victoza Injury Lawyers in Connecticut
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Liraglutide helps control blood glucose in people with Type 2 diabetes.
The drug — sold under the brand name Victoza — was approved
by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2010.
Serious Health Risks
In trials, Victoza increased the development of pancreatitis and papillary
thyroid cancer versus other diabetes drugs. Because Victoza affects the
pancreas, it can alter blood glucose levels and influence other bodily
These effects mean
can cause serious health problems, including:
Renal Failure: Victoza can cause dehydration, renal failure, or worsening of kidney function.
Symptoms include abnormal heart rhythms, blood in urine, bone damage,
or muscle paralysis.
Pancreatitis: Victoza directly alters insulin levels in the body and may cause an inflammation
of the pancreas. Severe pancreatitis may lead to infection, pancreatic
cancer, shock, or death.
Thyroid Cancer: In animal studies, Victoza increased the risk of thyroid cancer. Throat
pain, difficulty swallowing, voice changes, and swollen lymph nodes are
FDA Requires Warning Label
Given the serious health risks, the FDA has required Victoza include a
warning label. This label advises patients of the possibility of acute
renal failure and worsening of chronic renal failure. The label also warns
against allergic reactions that may require immediate medical attention.
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