Levemir Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved June 16th, 2005)
- Brand name: Levemir
- Generic name: insulin detemir
- Dosage form: Injection
- Company: Novo Nordisk Inc.
- Treatment for: Diabetes, Type 1, Diabetes, Type 2
Levemir (insulin detemir) is a novel, long- acting form of insulin that provides up to a 24-hour duration of action for the treatment of diabetes mellitus (type 1 and type 2).
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Levemir
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