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Supply problems and insurance issues make popular weight-loss drugs hard to get

When she prescribes the popular weight-loss drug Wegovy, Dr. Angela Fitch sends patients on a quest she likens to “The Hunger Games.”

They will have to call drugstores over several days to find one with the properly sized first dose. Then they’ll do that again for their second dose, and probably the third. And that’s only if the patient has insurance or the means to afford a drug that can cost more than $1,300 a month.

“This is not for the weak-willed,” said Fitch, who is president of the Obesity Medicine Association and also consults for…

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