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Does liraglutide cause any side effects?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Side effects may include headache, indigestion, nausea, low blood sugar, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, and skin problems at the injection site. Some people taking liraglutide developed pancreatitis, gallbladder disease, kidney disease, allergic reactions, or suicidal thoughts or behavior. Liraglutide has caused thyroid tumors in animals.

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