Cutting alcohol consumption in half Scientists discover a surprising side effect of the anti-obesity drug Semaglutide

Alcohol self-medication

A new study showed that Semaglutide, a drug used to treat obesity and diabetes, significantly reduced alcohol consumption and relapse rate in alcohol-dependent rats, promising its use in the treatment of human alcohol dependence . The drug appears to block alcohol-induced dopamine release in the brain’s reward system, which could potentially curb the rewarding effects … Read more