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Precautions and Warnings With Liraglutide

Who Should Not Take Liraglutide?

You should avoid liraglutide if you:
  • Are allergic to it, to Victoza, or to any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have had medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or have a family history of MTC.
  • Have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2 (a condition that causes various tumors, including thyroid tumors).

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which liraglutide should not be taken, as well as several safety concerns people should be aware of before starting treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with liraglutide that may apply to you.
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