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Liraglutide Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.

A test called the HbA1C (A1C) will be monitored. This is a simple blood test. It measures your blood sugar control over the last 2 to 3 months. You will receive this test every 3 to 6 months.

Learn how to check your blood sugar. Learn the symptoms of low and high blood sugar and how to manage them.

Always carry a quick-source of sugar with you in case you have symptoms of low blood sugar. Examples include hard sugar candy or glucose tablets. Make sure others know that you can choke if you eat or drink when you develop serious symptoms of low blood sugar, such as seizures or unconsciousness. They must get medical help at once.

Tell your doctor or health care professional if you have high blood sugar. You might need to change the dose of your medicine. If you are sick or exercising more than usual, you might need to change the dose of your medicine.

Do not skip meals. Ask your doctor or health care professional if you should avoid alcohol. Many nonprescription cough and cold products contain sugar or alcohol. These can affect blood sugar.

Liraglutide pens and cartridges should never be shared. Even if the needle is changed, sharing may result in passing of viruses like hepatitis or HIV.

Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.

Patients and their families should watch out for worsening depression or thoughts of suicide. Also watch out for sudden changes in feelings such as feeling anxious, agitated, panicky, irritable, hostile, aggressive, impulsive, severely restless, overly excited and hyperactive, or not being able to sleep. If this happens, especially at the beginning of treatment or after a change in dose, call your health care professional.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

cough or hoarseness

diarrhea

difficult, burning, or painful urination

fever or chills

frequent urge to urinate

general feeling of discomfort or illness

headache

joint pain

loss of appetite

lower back or side pain

muscle aches and pains

nausea

runny nose

shivering

sore throat

sweating

trouble sleeping

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting

Less common

Blurred vision

dizziness

nervousness

pounding in the ears

slow or fast heartbeat

Rare

Anxiety

cold sweats

coma

confusion

cool, pale skin

depression

hives or welts, itching, or skin rash

increased hunger

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

nightmares

redness of the skin

seizures

shakiness

slurred speech

Incidence not known

Agitation

clay-colored stools

confusion

dark urine

decreased urine output

depression

difficulty with swallowing

hostility

irritability

lethargy

muscle twitching

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

rapid weight gain

stupor

swelling of the face, ankles, or hands

tightness in the chest

unpleasant breath odor

vomiting of blood

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Abdominal or stomach cramps, discomfort, or pain

acid or sour stomach

back pain

belching

body aches or pain

constipation

decreased appetite

heartburn

indigestion

loss of voice

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

sneezing

stuffy nose

swollen mouth and tongue

unpleasant taste

urge to have bowel movement

weight loss

Less common

Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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