Updated: Sep 19
#1 Weight Loss Medication
Semaglutide is a prescription medication that is indicated for weight loss. It is an injectable glucagon-like peptide agonist (GLP-1). This medication works on the central nervous system to suppress your appetite. It also delays gastric emptying causing you to feel fuller longer. When used with decreased caloric intake and exercise, you can lose up to 15% of your total body weight.
HOW IS IT GIVEN?
Semaglutide is a once weekly injection given in subcutaneous tissue. It can be given in the abdomen, inner thigh, or arm.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS?
Commonly reported side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. Although many patients don't experience any, its important to know what to expect. Other commonly reported side effects include abdominal pain, site reactions, fatigue, headaches, and belching.
HOW MUCH WEIGHT CAN I EXPECT TO LOSE?
It will different for each person. Results will be more pronounced if you follow the recommendations of the provider and implement lifelong changes. You can safely expect to lose 1-2 pounds per week, many of our patients have lost more. For some, weight loss will be faster, and for some it will be slower. Other factors such as diet and exercise will also affect weight lose. For example if you are 200 pounds, you can lose 20-30 pounds on average.
WHAT DOES OUR WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM CONSIST OF?
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