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Victoza

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Victoza




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Overdoses have been reported in clinical trials and post-marketing use of Victoza. Effects have included severe nausea and severe vomiting. In the event of overdosage, appropriate supportive treatment should be initiated according to the patient's clinical signs and symptoms.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Do not use in patients with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or in patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2).

Do not use in patients with a prior serious hypersensitivity reaction to Victoza or to any of the product components.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/13/2015

Overdosage
Contraindications

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