Source: Kathryn Mannie Global News, Jan 20 2023
Shortages are due to the drug being used as a new weight-loss solution. How did we get here?
You may have heard about Ozempic — maybe you’ve even had its commercial jingle stuck in your head.
It’s a drug billed as revolutionary for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but that’s not why demand for the medication is surging. At a higher dose, the drug can be used to treat obesity, which has led to its recent popularity on social media as a weight-loss solution.
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