It is Used as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
It can cause Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Hypoglycemia, Constipation, Fatigue.
It is contraindicated in Documented hypersensitivity reaction to liraglutide or its components; serious hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylactic reactions and angioedema reported. Personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2
Use caution in patients with a history of anaphylaxis or angioedema to other GLP-1 receptor agonists
Acute pancreatitis, including fatal and non-fatal hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis, has been observed in patients treated with liraglutide; drug has been studied in a limited number of patients with a history of pancreatitis; unknown if patients with a history of pancreatitis are at higher risk for development of pancreatitis
Acute gallbladder disease reported
Resting heart rate may increase by 2 to 3 bpm; up to 10-20 bpm increases also reported
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
It can interact with Acarbose, Atorvastatin, Betamethasone, Candesatan, Captopril, Cinnamon, Clozapine, Dexamethasone, Enalapril, Estradiol, Hydrochlorothaizide.