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Semaglutide

New ‘Game-Changing’ Weight-Loss Drug!


With the help of Semaglutide, you may finally lose weight and keep it off!

Semaglutide is an injectable prescription medication for adults struggling to lose weight.

 

Finally,
Lose Weight and Keep it Off!

 

What is the most important information I should know about Semaglutide?

What is Semaglutide?

  • Semaglutide has been a medication previously approved to treat Type-2 Diabetes.
  • A study in 2021 showed promising results for Semaglutide aiding in weight loss.
  • In 2021, the FDA approved Semaglutide for weight managment.

How does Semaglutide work?

  • Acts on centers in the brain and suppresses appetite, making your brain think you are full, decreasing the ability to over-eat and snack later.
  • Could prevent and treat diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related complications, including osteoarthritis and sleep apnea.
  • Leads to losing weight 5x faster than diet and exercise alone
  • Can help balance out hormones like insulin

Who can and cannot use Semaglutide?

Semaglutide injection is an injectable prescription medicine used for adults who are overweight or who also have weight-related medical problems to help them lose weight and keep the weight off.

  • Semaglutide should be used with a reduced calorie meal plan and increased physical activity.
  • Semaglutide should not be used with other semaglutide-containing products or other GLP-1 receptor agonist medicines.
  • It is not known if Semaglutide is safe and effective when taken with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight loss products.
  • It is not known if Semaglutide can be used safely in people with a history of pancreatitis.
  • It is not known if Semaglutide is safe and effective for use in children under 18 years of age.

Semaglutide produced moderate weight loss at its dose of 1 milligram weekly. The new trials at UAB and other medical centers around the country, known as STEP, were studying the potential of a higher dose, 2.4 mg. The results, released were important enough to warrant prominent placement in the New England Journal of Medicine for the STEP 1 trial results and Journal of the American Medical Association for STEP 3 trial results, and a major feature in the New York Times.


How much is Semaglutide?

 

Month to Month Plan: $399

(Save $50 before Jan 1, 2023)

  • Physical Exam and history review with Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Counseling
  • 1 month supply of Semaglutide
  • Injections can be done at home or in office

3 Month Plan: $1,099

(Save $100 before Jan 1, 2023)

  • Physical Exam and history review with Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Counseling
  • 3 month supply of Semaglutide
  • 3 Follow up exams
  • Injections can be done at home or in office​
  • Weekly B12 injections for added energy

Semaglutide may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Possible thyroid tumors, including cancer. Tell your healthcare provider if you get a lump or swelling in your neck, hoarseness, trouble swallowing, or shortness of breath. These may be symptoms of thyroid cancer.
  • Do not use Semaglutide if you or any of your family have ever had a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or if you have an endocrine system condition called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2).

Do not use Semaglutide if:

  • You or any of your family have ever had a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or if you have an endocrine system condition called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2).
  • You have had a serious allergic reaction to semaglutide in the past.

Before using Semaglutide, tell your healthcare provider if you have any other medical conditions, including if you:

  • Have or have had problems with your pancreas or kidneys.
  • Have type 2 diabetes and a history of diabetic retinopathy.
  • Have or have had depression, suicidal thoughts, or mental health issues.
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Semaglutide may harm your unborn baby. You should stop using Semaglutide 2 months before you plan to become pregnant.
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Semaglutide passes into your breast milk.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Semaglutide may affect the way some medicines work and some medicines may affect the way Semaglutide works. Tell your healthcare provider if you are taking other medicines to treat diabetes, including sulfonylureas or insulin. Semaglutide slows stomach emptying and can affect medicines that need to pass through the stomach quickly.

Before using Semaglutide, tell your healthcare provider if you have any other medical conditions, including if you:

  • have or have had problems with your pancreas or kidneys.
  • have type 2 diabetes and a history of diabetic retinopathy.
  • have or have had depression, suicidal thoughts, or mental health issues.
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Semaglutide may harm your unborn baby. You should stop using Semaglutide 2 months before you plan to become pregnant.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Semaglutide passes into your breast milk.

 

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Semaglutide may affect the way some medicines work and some medicines may affect the way Semaglutide works. Tell your healthcare provider if you are taking other medicines to treat diabetes, including sulfonylureas or insulin. Semaglutide slows stomach emptying and can affect medicines that need to pass through the stomach quickly.