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My doctor prescribed victoza (liraglutide) for my type 2 diabetes, Is this medication safe?

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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Victoza (liraglutide) is an excellent and safe drug for type 2 diabetes.
The drug results in lowered A1C and weight loss. Side effects include nausea, diarrhea and constipation. The vast majority of patients do very well on victoza (liraglutide). I did many clinical trials on the drug and found it to be very safe and effective. Victoza (liraglutide) is one of my favorite diabetes drugs.

In brief: Yes

Victoza (liraglutide) is an excellent and safe drug for type 2 diabetes.
The drug results in lowered A1C and weight loss. Side effects include nausea, diarrhea and constipation. The vast majority of patients do very well on victoza (liraglutide). I did many clinical trials on the drug and found it to be very safe and effective. Victoza (liraglutide) is one of my favorite diabetes drugs.
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