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Wegovy (Semaglutide 2.4mg) Injections
Wegovy (semaglutide) injection is the once-weekly weight loss injection for adults with obesity. It contains the active ingredient – semaglutide.
Wegovy can help you lose weight and keep it off as part of a calorie controlled diet and regular exercise.
Suitable for anyone with BMI of 30 or over, or obese (excess weight) (BMI 27) who are also suffering from weight-related medical problems.
About Wegovy (Semaglutide 2.4mg) Injections
What is Wegovy?
The injectable medicine Wegovy, (semaglutide 2.4 mg injection) is prescribed for adults with obesity (BMI 30) or overweight (BMI 27) with weight-related medical problems to help them lose weight and keep it off.
Wegovy is manufactured by Novo Nordisk.
Taking Wegovy should also be accompanied by a low-calorie diet and increased physical activity.
Wegovy contains semaglutide, and it should not be used in conjunction with other semaglutide-containing products or GLP-1 receptor agonists.
There is currently no information on the safety and effectiveness of Wegovy when combined with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight loss products.
There is also no information currently available to suggest that Wegovy (Semaglutide) is safe for children under 18 years old.
It is advised that people with a history of pancreatitis should not use Wegovy.
How does Wegovy work?
In order to achieve its effects, Wegovy (Semaglutide) mimics a hormone that affects areas of the brain that are connected to metabolism and appetite. This results in helping you eat less, which can lead to weight loss.
How soon can I expect to lose weight with Wegovy?
According to Novo Nordisk (manufacturers of Wegovy), research data carried out in a 68-week medical study of 1,961 adults living with obesity or excess weight with a related medical problem indicated that adults lost on average of 35 Lbs (or around 15% of body weight) whilst taking Wegovy.
What are the most common side effects of wegovy?
Wegovy may cause nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, stomach pain (abdomen), headaches, tiredness, bloating, feeling bloated, gassiness, stomach flu, and heartburn as side effects.
Can I travel with Wegovy?
Traveling with a Wegovy (Semaglutide) pen is possible:
- Wegovy (Semaglutide) pens may freeze in suitcases, so keep yours with you or in your carry-on when traveling by air. You should check with the airline to find out if there are any baggage restrictions.
- Wegovy (Semaglutide) can be stored between 8°c and 30°c in the original carton for up to 28 days if needed.
How often is Wegovy taken?
Wegovy is taken once a week, any time of day, with or without food.
Once started on Wegovy, it is advised to inject on the same day each week.
Do I have to take Wegovy on the same day each week?
Yes, you should take Wegovy on the same day every week, when it's most convenient for you.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Wegovy?
In the case of missed doses of Wegovy (Semaglutide), take the missed dose as soon as possible when the next scheduled dose is more than two days away (48 hours).
If a dose of Wegovy has been missed and the next scheduled dose is less than 48 hours away (two days), do not administer the dose. Take the next dose as scheduled.
When you miss your dose of Wegovy for more than 2 weeks, take the next dose on the regular scheduled day. You can also talk to your weight loss adviser about restarting your medication.
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