How much Victoza should I take in a day?
Initiate VICTOZA with a dose of 0.6 mg per day for one week. The 0.6 mg dose is a starting dose intended to reduce gastrointestinal symptoms during initial titration, and is not effective for glycemic control. After one week at 0.6 mg per day, the dose should be increased to 1.2 mg.
Can you take Victoza and insulin at the same time?
It is acceptable to inject VICTOZA and insulin in the same body region but the injections should not be adjacent to each other. If a dose is missed, resume the once-daily regimen as prescribed with the next scheduled dose. Do not administer an extra dose or increase the dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the side effects of Victoza injections?
15 Oct 2010. Some of the common side effects of taking Victoza are: Constipation; decreased appetite; diarrhea; dizziness; headache; nausea; pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site; sinus inflammation; sore throat; upset stomach; vomiting.
When is the best time to inject Victoza?
Inject VICTOZA subcutaneously once-daily at any time of day, independently of meals. Inject VICTOZA subcutaneously in the abdomen, thigh or upper arm. No dose adjustment is needed if changing the injection site and/or timing.
When is the best time of day to take Victoza?
Victoza should be taken at the same time each day, can be taken any time of the day and may be taken with or without food. The Victoza pen can be injected in the abdomen area, the upper arm area or the upper thigh area.
When is it best time to take Victoza?
Victoza ® can be taken any time of day, with or without food. It’s best to get into a routine so you remember to take it at the same time every day. You do not have to adjust your dose based on what you eat or how active you are.
How long does it take for Victoza to actually start working?
Most people find Victoza starts working within 2 to 3 weeks, if not immediately.
How long can Victoza be out of the refrigerator?
* Keep the pen cap on when your Victoza pen is not in use. * Use your Victoza pen within 30 days after the first day it is stored outside the refrigerator. After these 30 days, throw away your Victoza pen even if some medicine is left in the pen.