What is Ozempic, and what is it prescribed for?

Sept. 14, 2023
Has Ozempic become the most popular drug in America? Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz and Tom Viola, RPh, CCP, discuss why Ozempic is different from other weight loss drugs and more.

It's not the first weight loss medication ever made, but it's different in a very important way. In this edition of Medical History Mysteries, Dr. Pam and Tom talk about what has quickly become America's most popular drug. Tune in to find out how Ozempic works, why it has to be administered subcutaneously, and why diabetics are having such a hard time getting the drug filled.

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