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Ozempic, approved by the Food and Drug Administration for Type 2 diabetes, is racking up blockbuster sales because many people are taking it to lose weight. As more people try it, reports to the FDA about possible side effects are rising. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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As Ozempic use grows, so do reports of possible mental health side effects

Many people taking Ozempic and related drugs have reported mental health concerns. Those side effects aren't in Ozempic's instructions for use. Are the problems a coincidence or related to the drug?

Ozempic, approved by the Food and Drug Administration for Type 2 diabetes, is racking up blockbuster sales because many people are taking it to lose weight. As more people try it, reports to the FDA about possible side effects are rising. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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As Ozempic use grows, so do reports of possible mental health side effects

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Florence Griffith-Joyner celebrates with her gold medal after winning the Women's 100 meters final event during the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. Tony Duffy/Allsport/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Olympic gold medalist Florence 'Flo-Jo' Griffith Joyner

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