Brand name: Victoza
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More Information on liraglutide (Victoza)
- Testimony before the FDA’s Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee Regarding Liraglutide for Weight Loss, September 11, 2014
- Acute Pancreatitis with Liraglutide, June 5, 2014
- Statement: New Study Underscores Increased Dangers of Certain Diabetes Treatments, March 22, 2013
Petition to Ban Diabetes Drug Liraglutide (Victoza), April 19, 2012
- Public Citizen poses serious concerns to the FDA about the testing of liraglutide in children, September 15, 2011