Low Carb Friends  
Netrition.com - Tools - Recipes - Home

Go Back   Low Carb Friends > Health Support Groups > Diabetes
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Forum Jump
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 04-02-2013, 01:25 PM   #1
Junior LCF Member
jpeaceokc's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Oklahoma City
Posts: 58
Gallery: jpeaceokc
Stats: 249/239/180-ish
WOE: Carbohydrate restriction, intermittent fasting
Start Date: 2013 low carb, July 2015 intermittent fasting
Going off Victoza

So I came home and found my package of Victoza pens out of the refrigerator, sitting on the counter, where one of my roommates apparently left it. No one is fessing up as to what happened, but I presume someone was looking for something else, took it out, forgot to put it back in, there were six pens inside, for me a two month supply. It was at room temp, so max time according to the Victoza people is 1 month, and this was a week ago. So I figure there will be a window of about 3 weeks between when I have to dump the Victoza and when I can order more from the online pharmacy my insurance requires me to use. Already called the insurance, they suggested asking my doctor for some samples.

Has anyone here gone off Victoza? Should I taper the dosage off over the last week, or just go "cold turkey"? The Victoza website is somewhat oblique about that and the rep I spoke with on the phone said she didn't have that info, she took my phone and said she would have someone call me back.

But I can imagine that drug companies are not enthusiastic about people going off their drugs so I am not anticipating much help from them.

So I figured I would ask here and see if anyone has an experience to share with going off Victoza. It's way too expensive for me to pay cash for.
jpeaceokc is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:15 PM.

Copyright ©1999-2017 Netrition, Inc. All rights reserved. - Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
LowCarbFriends® is a registered mark of Netrition, Inc.