liraglutide is a Medicine belongs to Antidiabetic group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Victoza

  ►  Strength : Injection with 0.6  mg, Injection with 1.2  mg, Injection with 1.8  mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 766   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : SC,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Type 2 diabetes mellitus SC 600 micrograms Injection Dose: Given daily is used to reduce gastrointestinal adverse effects, and is not effective for glycaemic control. After at least 1 week, the dose is increased to 1.2 mg daily. Some patients may benefit from a further increase to 1.8 mg once daily, but the interval between dose increases should be at least one week.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 491   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
Precaution :- If a Patient is using 'liraglutide' drug in chronic kidney disease disease, then Please avoid using   if he ever suffered from Diabetic Nephropathy disease.
►  Side Effect : vomiting, diarrhoea, Nervousness, Dizziness, headache, dyspepsia, Hypoglycaemia, gastro-oesophageal reflux, Hyperhidrosis, Rashes, hypersensitivity reactions, decreased appetite, ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 474,490   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of liraglutide is with ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 490   Edition : 37,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  A reduction in the sulfonylurea dose may be required when liraglutide is added to therapy, because of an increased risk of hypoglycaemia with this combination. Doses of metformin and thiazolidinediones do not generally need adjustment when liraglutide is added. Liraglutide’s effects on the gastrointestinal tract, such as a small delay in gastric emptying or diarrhea, may affect the absorption of orally administered drugs. ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 490   Edition : 37,


►  Contraindication : type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis, severe renal impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 475,490   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   ,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   NA


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   13 hours,    Max value :-   NA
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 1263   Edition : 12,

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   8 hours,    Max value :-   12 hours,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 1263   Edition : 12,