The Ozempic shortage in the UK could last until 2024, here’s why

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A global shortage means some people with diabetes are struggling to access the drug semaglutide, which is sold under the brand name Ozempic. The UK Department of Health and Social Care has recommended that no new patients be started on the drug. Continuing shortages have also been reported in Australia and Ireland. Canada has also … Read more

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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