Semaglutide is a subcutaneous injection given once a week at home.
Nausea, vomiting, & diarrhea are the most common side effects, but they usually subside after a few weeks of using the medication. Rare side effects include kidney damage, gall bladder disease, and pancreatitis. These demand immediate medical attention.
Dosages are based on health conditions and your response to the treatments. Start at a low dose and gradually increase your dose. Follow your provider’s instructions. Semaglutide for weight loss is typically used for 3- 6 months.