This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Victoza. It explains how the Agency assessed the medicine to recommend its authorisation in the EU and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use Victoza.
For practical information about using Victoza, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Victoza : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/82.63 KB)
First published: 08/07/2009
Last updated: 14/09/2017
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|International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name||
|Therapeutic area (MeSH)||
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
|Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code||
Novo Nordisk A/S
|Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union||
22/09/2017 Victoza - EMEA/H/C/001026 - IA/0045
- Annex I - Summary of product characteristics
- Annex IIA - Manufacturing-authorisation holder responsible for batch release
- Annex IIB - Conditions of the marketing authorisation
- Annex IIIA - Labelling
- Annex IIIB - Package leaflet
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Drugs used in diabetes
Victoza is indicated for the treatment of adults with insufficiently controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to diet and exercise
• as monotherapy when metformin is considered inappropriate due to intolerance or contraindications
• in addition to other medicinal products for the treatment of diabetes.
For study results with respect to combinations, effects on glycaemic control and cardiovascular events, and the populations studied.
European Medicines Agency investigates findings on pancreatic risks with GLP-1-based therapies for type-2 diabetes26/03/2013
Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 19-22 September 201123/09/2011