Novo Nordisk applies for label extension for diabetes treatment

Novo Nordisk will now also apply to the EU for a new and higher dose of the drug Ozempic, which is has already been approved for treating type 2 diabetes.

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Novo Nordisk plans to expand its selection of doses in which the firm may sell the diabetes drug Ozempic. Recently, this resulted in an application to the European Medicines Agency for extending the current label, according to the company's press announcement.

Currently, Ozempic is approved for treating type 2 diabetes in doses of 0.5 mg and 1.0 mg, but Novo Nordisk also wishes to apply for the approval of a 2.0 mg dose.

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