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Victoza Uses

Limitations of Victoza

Victoza is generally not recommended as a first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes. Rather, it is usually used when other medications do not adequately control blood sugar or are poorly tolerated.
Victoza has not been studied in combination with insulin. In addition, Victoza is not a substitute for insulin and is not intended for the treatment of type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. This medication may increase the risk of pancreatitis and possibly even certain cancers (see Victoza Side Effects and Victoza Warnings and Precautions for more information).

Can Children Use Victoza?

Victoza is not approved for children. This does not mean that children absolutely cannot use Victoza; it just means that this medication (like most) has not been adequately studied in children. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the particular benefits and risks of using this medication in children.

Off-Label Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for something other than the purposes discussed in this article. At this time, there are no universally accepted off-label Victoza uses.
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