Can You Take Too Much Victoza?
) is prescription diabetes medication
. As with most medications, it is possible to take too much Victoza. The specific effects of an overdose may vary, depending on a number of factors, including the Victoza dosage
and whether it was taken with any other medications or substances.
Symptoms of a Victoza Overdose
In one case during a clinical study, a person was accidentally given 10 times the maximum recommended Victoza dosage. The person experienced nausea and vomiting that were severe enough to require hospitalization. Notably, the person did not develop low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).
Treatment for an overdose of Victoza will involve supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options may include:
- Fluids to improve hydration
- Other treatments based on complications that occur.
It is important that you seek prompt medical attention if you believe that you or someone else may have overdosed on Victoza.