Lilly’s Mounjaro Leads to More and Faster Weight Loss Than Novo Obesity Drug, Data Analysis Finds

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Overweight or obese adults lost more weight and shed pounds faster using Eli Lilly’s Mounjaro than those taking Novo Nordisk’s popular rival weight loss drug, according to an analysis of health records and other data. Within one year of starting treatment, 42.3% of those taking tirzepatide – the active ingredient in Mounjaro … Read more

Boom in Weight-Loss Drugs to Drive up US Employers’ Medical Costs in 2024

[ad_1] By Leroy Leo and Khushi Mandowara (Reuters) – Booming demand for newer weight-loss and diabetes drugs is expected to accelerate the rise in medical expenses for employers in the United States next year, staff health benefits consultant Mercer said on Friday. GLP-1 medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could contribute between … Read more