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Novo's Saxenda bags FDA approval for weight management

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With US FDA approval for Saxenda (liraglutide) Novo Nordisk could be a contender in the market for prescription weight loss drugs, which so far has yielded disappointing sales from oral obesity therapies approved in the US since 2012 starting with Belviq (lorcaserin) from Arena Pharmaceuticals.

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