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

Floridians embrace Ozempic’s Wegovy weight-loss craze. Is it worth it?

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The weight loss craze is on. Injectable weight-loss drugs like Wegovy, Ozempic, and Mounjaro are the new benchmark for many Floridians showcasing on social media platforms the vast amounts of pounds they’re losing. Promoted by celebrities such as Charles Barkley, Elon Musk and Amy Schumer, these drugs aimed at diabetes and obesity have quickly become … Read more