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liraglutide injection

Novo Nordisk releases Saxenda weight-control pen in U.S.

Novo Nordisk releases Saxenda weight-control pen in U.S.

PLAINSBORO, N.J. — Novo Nordisk Inc. has launched Saxenda, a weight-control drug delivered via an injector pen, in the United States. The company said Wednesday that Saxenda (liraglutide injection) is the first, once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist for chronic weight management in adults. Saxenda is indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and