Wegovy is a once-weekly injectable prescription medication that can assist patients with long-term weight management.
Wegovy™ (semaglutide) injection may be prescribed to adults whose BMI falls into the overweight (≥27 kg/m2) or obese (≥30 kg/m2) range AND who have at least one weight-related condition (e.g., high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, etc,.).
This treatment works to facilitate weight loss in several ways, including:
Wegovy is most effective as part of a comprehensive weight loss program that may include exercise, behavioral changes, calorie restriction, and diet changes as determined by a physician. Unlike many other weight loss medications, this medication can be used for long-term weight loss management.
Includes: telemedicine visit, lab testing, & issuance of a 3-month prescription at your local pharmacy
Does not include:
Like other medications, Wegovy can cause side effects. Most side effects are minor and go away as your body adjusts to the medication. Gastrointestinal side effects can be minimized with a gradual dose increase over time.
Side effects of Wegovy may include:
In addition to these, Wegovy may cause serious side effects, such as inflammation of the pancreas, gallbladder problems, serious allergic reactions, kidney problems, increased heart rate, or increased risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Talk to your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you.