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Novo Nordisk Ozempic® (Semaglutide 1.0) Study Demonstrates Reduction in Kidney Disease Events

Mar 5, 2024

Novo Nordisk announced the results of its Ozempic® (semaglutide 1.0mg) FLOW study kidney outcomes.  In this study, semaglutide 1.0 mg was compared to placebo as an adjunct to standard of care for prevention of progression of kidney impairment and risk of kidney and cardiovascular mortality in more than 3,500 people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD).  The trial demonstrated a 24% reduction in kidney disease progression, major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and death in people treated with semaglutide 1.0 mg compared to placebo.  Novo Nordisk intends to file for regulatory approval for label expansion around the world in 2024. 

This comes as the company is addressing counterfeit products around the world as reported on 1 March 2024 and 5 February 2024.