Liraglutide (Saxenda®) for the treatment of obesity: a commentary on NICE Technology Appraisal 664

Hassan Kahal, Kamrudeen Mohammed, Kathryn Lonnen, Thozhukat Sathyapalan, Chris Walton

Abstract


Saxenda, Liraglutide 3.0 mg, is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue that is licensed for the treatment of adults with overweight and obesity. In this commentary we review the NICE technology appraisal (TA664) on the use of Saxenda in the National Health Service (NHS) and its implication in clinical practice.


Keywords


Saxenda, obesity, Weight Management Service, NICE TA664

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15277/bjd.2021.298

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