What is liraglutide made of or from? Simple question.
8 Sep 2011
Liraglutide is a diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels and is used to treat type 2 diabetes (non-insulin dependent).
Liraglutide is in a class of medicines known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists that help the pancreas make more insulin after eating a meal.
It is made by DNA recombinant engineering using Saccharomyces cerevisiae (yeast cells).
- Liraglutide Information for Consumers
- Liraglutide Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Liraglutide (detailed)
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