it scares me to take this medicine since it can cause thyroid cancer. Onglyza is the same thing is Victoza in a much weaker form. the doctor says. I didn't seem to have any problem with the pill. I tried to get zofran for this terrible nausea but the doctor said no. what about Dramamine with that hurt? I want so much to be able to take this medicine but I can't stand this feeling. I'm a caregiver what good does it do to be a caregiver if you're sicker than the patient. I can see where you lose weight since you're too sick to eat. the people who can handle this with no nausea are so lucky. Dr said to try it at night but I have been sick all day today from this I can't even get up. I also take lantus at night this is a new medicine too. I sure hope this nausea goes away because I can't take it.
Is this diagnosed by an Endocrinologist or a general physician?. Something doesn't make sense here. Especially not taking zofran. Keep with saltines, 7up type soda, no caffeine, don't lie down after eating for at least an hour. Watch your diet very carefully.
Are you male or female?
Dramamine helps with vertigo and the upset stomach that comes with it goes away. Depending upon any other meds you take, it may or may not be safe. It does have drug interactions.
Be sure you have a good endocrinologist or Internal Medicine doctor. Earlier today I heard a commercial for it and the list they give is rather serious. Why are you taking this instead of the usual treatments?
Why is he so gung ho on your taking it if you had thyroid tumors? Here is what the dr sees when he first looks up the drug WARNING: RISK OF THYROID C-CELL TUMORS
Liraglutide causes dose-dependent and treatment-duration-dependent thyroid C-cell tumors at clinically relevant exposures in both genders of rats and mice. It is unknown whether Victoza causes thyroid C-cell tumors, including medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), in humans, as human relevance could not be ruled out by clinical or nonclinical studies. Victoza is contraindicated in patients with a personal or family history of MTC and in patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2). Based on the findings in rodents, monitoring with serum calcitonin or thyroid ultrasound was performed during clinical trials, but this may have increased the number of unnecessary thyroid surgeries.
It is unknown whether monitoring with serum calcitonin or thyroid ultrasound will mitigate human risk of thyroid C-cell tumors. Patients should be counseled regarding the risk and symptoms of thyroid tumors [see Contraindications (4), Warnings and Precautions (5.1) .
It makes no sense why he won't treat the nausea. I think I'd see a different endocrinologist about it.
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