BRIEF-Oral semaglutide shows statistically significantly greater reductions in HbA1c and weight

by Reuters
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 19:29 GMT

June 20 (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk A/S:

* ORAL SEMAGLUTIDE SHOWS STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANTLY GREATER REDUCTIONS IN HBA1C AND WEIGHT COMPARED TO VICTOZA AND SITAGLIPTIN IN PIONEER 4 AND 7 TRIALS

* PIONEER 4 ACHIEVED ITS PRIMARY OBJECTIVE ACCORDING TO PRIMARY STATISTICAL APPROACH BY DEMONSTRATING A NON-INFERIOR REDUCTION IN HBA1C

* ORAL SEMAGLUTIDE PROVIDED STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT AND SUPERIOR REDUCTIONS IN HBA1C AND WEIGHT COMPARED TO PLACEBO.

* PLANS TO REPORT PIONEER 3 TRIAL COMPARING 3, 7 AND 14 MG ORAL SEMAGLUTIDE WITH 100 MG SITAGLIPTIN BEFORE END OF Q2 OF 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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