TITLE

Liraglutide Injection (Victoza)

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, William T.; Chan, James
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;3/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on liraglutide, a second human glucagon-like peptide 1 analog/receptor agonist for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2), with details on indications, dosage, and potential advantages and disadvantages.
ACCESSION #
49174157

 

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