Semaglutide is a prescription peptide that is used to help people lose weight. It is a GLP-1 receptor agonist, which means that it mimics the effects of a naturally occurring hormone that helps to regulate appetite. Semaglutide is injected once a week and can help people lose an average of 15-20% of their body weight over a 12-month period.
Semaglutide mimics the effects of a naturally occurring hormone called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). GLP-1 is produced in the small intestine and helps to regulate appetite, digestion, and blood sugar levels.
Semaglutide works by binding to GLP-1 receptors in the brain and gut. This binding causes a number of effects that lead to weight loss, including:
We slowly titrate up the medications based on the patients symptoms and will work with you to avoid negative effects.
Semaglutide is not right for everyone. It is important to talk to your doctor before taking semaglutide if you have any of the following:
You will discuss your specific situation with our staff licensed physician and discuss your treatment plan.
All medications and supplies are included. No hidden fees.
Our medical staff are well trained and ready to answer any of your questions along the way.
You will be guided through your therapy and will be sent a progress form about once a month to document your progress. This can be done by mobile phone or computer. Our staff physician will check in with you on a scheduled basis and make changes to therapy along the way.
The ideal candidates for semaglutide are adults who are overweight or obese and have one or more of the following:
Several research studies note that Vitamin B-12 aids in the treatment and tolerance with Semaglutide. Two of the mostcommon adverse side effects of semaglutide are nausea and hypophagia. These reactions have been shown to be significantly reduced when emplotyed in conjunction with Vitamin B-12 for weight loss.
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Semaglutide + B-12:
Concentration: 5 mg/0.5 mg/ml
0.25 mg once weekly for 4 weeks – 5 units
0.50 mg once weekly for 4 weeks – 10 units
1.00 mg once weekly for 4 weeks – 20 units
1.75 mg once weekly for 4 weeks – 35 units
2.5 mg once weekly for 4 weeks and on-going – 50 units