Ozempic diabetes and weight loss drugs under investigation after some reports of suicidal thoughts

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This story is about suicide. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, contact the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). THE popular drugs Ozempic and Saxenda, both made by Novo Nordisk in Denmark, are under investigation after a small number of users experienced an increase in thoughts of suicide and … Read more

Some Ozempic users claim that it silences “food noise”. But there are drug-free ways to stop thinking so much about food

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The noise of eating or constantly thinking about food is not helpful for anyone’s mental health and well-being. When we become obsessed with any one line of thought (in this case, food), we can become consumed by it and it is very difficult to think about anything else. This can be very distressing. Some people … Read more

“Ozempic” oral pills may be here sooner than you think

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Whether it’s the topic of conversation at a birthday party, the appearance of ads during your favorite reality show, or the trend of your TikTok algorithm, it seems like everyone is talking about weight-loss drugs these days. Does this make sense. The ability to lose weight quickly and effectively using medication is still a pretty … Read more

NHS doctors told to stop giving Ozempic to some diabetics due to private demand for weight loss

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

NHS doctors have been told not to re-prescribe Ozempic to diabetic patients due to its growing demand to treat weight loss in private clinics, I can reveal. Ozempic, a brand name for the drug semaglutide, was introduced in the UK four years ago to help type 2 diabetics manage their blood glucose levels. The drug … Read more

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

Ozempic’s maker said it expects the current shortage of the diabetes drug to continue in 2024 as it has called for a reduction in off-label prescriptions for weight-loss treatment. Ozempic, a brand name for the drug semaglutide, was introduced in the UK four years ago to help type 2 diabetics manage their blood glucose levels. … Read more

A new weight-loss drug dubbed the ‘triple G’ could be stronger than Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro and as potent as bariatric surgery

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José Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images Retatrutide, a new injectable drug candidate from Eli Lilly, is delivering impressive weight loss in clinical trials. Doctors are comparing results so far to bariatric surgery, calling it the “triple G.” “Their mind is freed from the burden of trying to control every morsel of food,” said one doctor. Clinical … Read more

WH asked the experts if berberine is really ‘Natures Ozempic’

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If you take a quick swipe on TikTok, you might see a new yellow supplement pill getting a lot of attention for its promise as a weight-loss magic bullet: berberine. Advertised as natures Ozempic and typically sold in capsule or powder form, this plant-based compound has made its way into the spotlight. Social media creators, … Read more