Ozempic maker warns doctors against writing compounded scripts due to ‘potential safety risks’

In the US, Novo Nordisk has sued compounding pharmacists.
Sarah Simpkins

Semaglutide maker Novo Nordisk has hit back at GPs prescribing compounded versions of its blockbuster drug.

Semaglutide (Ozempic) was already under scrutiny for mass off-label prescribing as a weight loss treatment before telehealth corporate Eucalyptus announced its GPs were prescribing a locally compounded version.