Posts Tagged ‘oral semaglutide’

If Wegovy Is a “Game Changer,” What Comes Next?

June 8, 2021 — The mantra for the Wegovy brand of semaglutide just approved by FDA for obesity is clear enough – game changer. Great. Obesity is not a game, but health plans treat it like a 19th century game of hot potato: “Jack’s alive, and likely to live If he dies in your hand, you’ve a forfeit to […]

The Rising “Tides” for Obesity Care

May 22, 2021 — Anyone following the news on progress with anti-obesity meds might have noticed a rising number of news reports about various “tides” for obesity. Liraglutide is already out there. So is setmelanotide. Semaglutide injection is under review at FDA and approval is possible as early as the middle of this year. Tirzepatide is advancing in clinical […]

A Green Light from FDA for Oral Semaglutide

September 21, 2019 — Holy grail? Game-changer? These superlatives were flying around as FDA approved Rybelsus – oral semaglutide – yesterday for type 2 diabetes. We don’t know about all that puffery, but it’s clear enough that this approval is a big deal. Oral semaglutide will be the first ever GLP-1 agonist in a pill. Up until now, taking […]