VICTOZA 6MG/ML PEN(PREFILLED) contains Liraglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist. It is used to improve the glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It also slows the food passage through your stomach and can help prevent heart disease. It is also used in combination with other diabetic medications when they are not enough to control your blood sugar levels.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a disease that comes from both your genes and your lifestyle. If you have type 2 diabetes mellitus, your pancreas does not make enough insulin to control the level of glucose in your blood, and your body is unable to use its own insulin effectively. This results in high levels of glucose in your blood which can lead to medical problems such as heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, and poor circulation in your limbs. The main goal of treat diabetes is to lower your blood sugar to a normal level.
VICTOZA 6MG/ML PEN(PREFILLED) can be used in adolescents and children aged 10 years and above. Avoid driving or using machines if you experience hypoglycemia. It is given as an injection under skin (subcutaneous). Do not inject into a vein or muscle. Before receiving this medicine, tell your doctor if you have asthma, heart, kidney or liver problems, are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, headache, dizziness and indigestion.