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Victoza Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved January 25th, 2010)
  • Brand name: Victoza
  • Generic name: liraglutide
  • Dosage form: Injection
  • Company: Novo Nordisk
  • Treatment for: Diabetes, Type 2

Victoza (liraglutide) is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist indicated to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus, and to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and CV death in adults with type 2 diabetes and established CV disease.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Victoza

Aug 25, 2017Approval Victoza (liraglutide) is Approved to Reduce the Risk of Three Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Apr  9, 2012Approval Victoza Label Updated to Include Data Showing Superior Efficacy When Compared to Januvia
Jan 26, 2010Approval FDA Approves Novo-Nordisk's Diabetes Drug Victoza
Apr  3, 2009Update on FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Liraglutide for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
May 30, 2008Novo Nordisk Files for Regulatory Approval of Liraglutide in Both the US and Europe

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