Monday, January 30, 2023

Reasons Diabetes Medicines Are Out of Stock

The two drugs used for diabetes are currently The most demanded products in the pharmacy, the reason? That these injections are also being used to reduce weight. One medicine is out of stock and the other is getting short. Spanish Medicine Agency Has called for access to give priority to diabetics.

so most searched word on internet For those who want to lose weight in less time. Its use is increasing day by day, but the question is whether it is a safe medicine. Juan Pedro Riskez, vice-president of the General Council of Pharmacists, warned: “Do not use this type of drug for any purpose that does not meet the indications provided for when it is authorized in Spain.”

What are those signs?

And what are those signs? Riskez reaffirmed: “These drugs are indicated for the treatment of obese diabetics.” Suitable, therefore, for those who suffer from pathology. Not for those looking to shed a few extra kilos. It is injectable, available with a prescription, and has the same active ingredient used to treat diabetes: liraglutide.

The supposed miracle injections that have spurred demand sometimes put at risk those who are actually affected by the disease. “Saxenda isn’t going to have supply problems right now, they’re not a major supply problem. In the case of Ozempic at certain doses, yes,” Riskez says.

Losing weight up to 23 kg for injectables which is around 100 to 200 Euros. It has already started to become scarce in some pharmacies, although at the moment and according to the Spanish Medicines Agency there is no supply problem, something that this other drug, Ozempic, no longer reaches our pharmacies.

Why so much demand?

are medicine for high potency appetite suppressant or increase the feeling of satiety. Elena Soria, nutritionist, recalls that “it is important to focus on food, knowing how to eat.” But we must remember that they are suitable only for those who suffer from some pathology, and not for those who want to lose a few kilos. To tip the scales in our favor, there’s no other secret: diet and exercise.

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