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Novo Nordisk Receives FDA Approval for Xultophy 100/3.6 (insulin degludec and liraglutide injection)

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PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the New Drug Application for Xultophy 100/3.6 (insulin degludec 100 units/mL and liraglutide 3.6 mg/mL injection). Xultophy 100/3.6 is a once-daily, combination of Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) and Victoza (liraglutide) injection indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on less than 50 units of basal insulin daily or less than or equal to 1.8 mg of liraglutide daily.1 Xultophy 100/3.6 enters into a new class of diabetes treatments that combine a basal insulin and a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1 RA) in a single, once-daily injection. "Novo Nordisk is committed to discovering and developing new medicines, like ... Read more

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Xultophy 100 / 3.6