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FDA approval of semaglutide could help Novo Nordisk access unexploited obesity market

Before the end of the week, the FDA will reveal its verdict on Novo Nordisk's obesity treatment semaglutide. According to Sydbank analyst Søren Løntoft Hansen, this is a crucial approval for the Danish pharmaceutical company.

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On Friday at the latest, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will decide whether to approve Novo Nordisk's molecule semaglutide for treating obesity.

According to the Danish bank Sydbank's Chief Equity Analyst Søren Løntoft Hansen, the outcome will be crucial for the Danish pharmaceutical company, which is already on the obesity market with the drug Saxenda.

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