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Novo Nordisk's Victoza receives first approval –in the EU

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Novo Nordisk's GLP-1 analogue Victoza (liraglutide) has received marketing authorisation in the EU – its first approval – for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The approval follows a CHMP positive opinion of Victoza in April (scripnews.com, April 24th, 2009).

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