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Active ingredient: semaglutide

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has detected fake semaglutide, also known as Ozempic, being illegally imported into Australia. The TGA recently tested 2 imported products labelled as semaglutide and found that they did not contain semaglutide.

If you are taking imported products labelled as semaglutide from an overseas store or without a valid prescription, you should:

  • stop taking the product immediately
  • take any remaining product to your local pharmacy for safe disposal
  • speak to your doctor if you are concerned because you have used this product.

For more information and the latest updates, see TGA's alert on Counterfeit semaglutide vials.

The medicine below contain the following active ingredient: semaglutide

You can select a medicine from this list to find out more — including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS).

Medicines that contain semaglutide

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