Novo Nordisk A/S : Victoza(R) label in the US updated to include data showing superior efficacy when compared to Januvia(R)

Label update also includes FDA approval of combination therapy with basal insulin for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes


BAGSVAERD, DENMARK--(Marketwire -04/06/12)- Novo Nordisk today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved to update the product label for Victoza® (liraglutide [rDNA] injection) to include data showing superior blood sugar control and weight reduction when compared to Januvia® (sitagliptin).

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