Liraglutide: a new option for the treatment of obesity

Five clinical trials were identified that evaluated the effectiveness of liraglutide for the treatment of obesity.

This included Trial 1807, which looked at 564 participants assigned to a random Liraglutide dose & a placebo dose. They found that those on Liraglutide experienced more weight loss than those on the placebo dose (4.8kg to 7.2kg opposed to 2.8kg).

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