You can’t watch a TV show without seeing Ozempic or Rybelsus commercials.
So why the big marketing push?
The early versions first hit the market in 2006 (Byetta and Bydureon).
Being so "new" none are available as a generic.
Despite a “black box warning” about Thyroid… read more
Has anyone had problems with weight gain on insulin (I take Tresiba)? My doctors said it is an unfortunate side effect of insulin. I work out at the gym 3-4 times a week and still gained weight. Have been watching what I eat and mostly drinking water but still gaining instead of losing or maintaining. Any tips would be appreciated.
In May of this year the FDA approved another new drug for the treatment of Type 2.
The drugs name is Mounjaro (tirzepatide) and it's the latest to join the club of the weekly/monthly injectables that first hit the market about a decade back with Ozempic being the most popular in the particular class of drugs.
Of course, with each new drug in a given class there is usually some improvement over what the last drug did or it would hardly be worth marketing - why would anyone switch if it didn't… read more
More like a comment: i just went up in dose for the Ozempic i am now on for my Type 2 - am dealing with bad nausea!?! Hopefully it will go away soon :(
I asked my Doc about Ozempic he thought it would be a good idea, but my insurance company and prescription assistance turned it down due to a shortage of the drug, they suggested Trulicity. So Now I am on Trulicity, and they swapped my Soliqua for Lantus, I'm on Faxiga AND Glipizide and Humalog. I'm lucky I can stand, I am nauseas all the time, I get a headache right after my Trulicity injection, I get really dizzy too (bran fog anyone?)
I am so scared to use this new type of pen as I can see the needle and have to put it in first I am terrified
What is the most prescribed diabetes medication besides metformin?
Are they anyone taking the myjourne injection. I started 5 weeks ago having great results with my numbers and have lost 9 pounds. But it causes me nausea and constipation.