Category: Diabetes

Liraglutide Overview

Liraglutide, sold under the brand name Victoza among others, is a medication used to treat diabetes mellitus type 2 and obesity.[1] In diabetes it is a less preferred agent compared to metformin.[1][2] Its effects on long-term health outcomes like heart disease and life expectancy are unclear.[1] [3]It is given by injection under the skin.[1] Common side effects include low blood sugar, nausea, diz...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 6mg/ml
  • Solution: 0.6mg, 18mg/3ml (6mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Liraglutide: (1 result)

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  • 0169-2800 Saxenda 6 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Novo Nordisk

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