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SCALE trials: Saxenda promotes weight loss, improves health-related quality of life

May 22, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The weight-loss drug Saxenda offers similar benefits across races and was shown to improve health-related quality of life, including physical function and mental health, according to study findings presented here.

In a series of studies analyzing data from the Satiety and Clinical Adiposity - Liraglutide Evidence (SCALE) trials, researchers also demonstrated that adverse gastrointestinal events from Saxenda (liraglutide, Novo Nordisk), including nausea and vomiting, did not affect weight loss.

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Analysis: Most patients prescribed Qsymia as intended

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