Happy news for the type 2 diabetes patients. FDA had now recently approved important medicine for type 2 diabetes patient. Ozempic or Semaglutide is the medicine in injection form that will be so helpful in controlling your sugar level as well as helps you to lose weight. The clinically proved drug now got FDA approval. The good news is you can take only once per week with a small injection.
What is ozempic injection?
Ozempic is a peptide-1 or GLP -1 injection that activates GLP-1 receptor that promotes the insulin production in the body. You only takes only once per week. The approved amount is 0.25 mg for a week. So total of four injections per month. You may increase to 0.5 mg but not more than 1 mg.
Who can take ozempic weight loss injection?
Anyone can take ozempic injection but it is not advisable for pregnant women, heart patients, cancer patients or anyone with medical complications. Since the medicine is recently got approved, needs more study and need to gather more public opinions. You can take the medicine by injecting on your hand or thigh.
Is insulin and ozempic are same?
No. Insulin and ozempic are not same. As i said earlier insulin is something you inject it on your body whereas ozempic helps you to produce insulin inside the body. You can not take insulin and ozempic on the same day. You can take the medicines on the alternative days. Ozempic is not recommended for pregnant women or people with medical complications.
What are the side effects of ozempic injection?
The common side effects of ozempic injections.
b. Chest burn
f. Acid Reflex
i. Low sugar
Serious complications include.
Thyroid cancer or rise in thyroid levels
So if you or your family members have the history of any medical conditions you can simply avoid taking that. People with high thyroid level should avoid taking ozempic. Pregnant women used to have high thyroid levels. They should simply avoid taking ozempic and can continue with norml insulin injections.
Ozempic injection and thyroid cancer.
Ozempic injections increase the thyroid rate on the people so if you are having thyroid complaint or taking any medication for thyroid or pregnant woman who usually have high thyroid level should avoid taking ozempic injections. They will make significant progress just need more testing and time.
Is it safe to take ozempic injection?
Ozempic injection is completely safe until you have some kind of medical complications. Ozempic injection is a breakthrough in controlling type two diabetes patients. Ozempic injection also helps you in losing weight. Overweight is the major cause for type two diabetes and heart problems. More than 70% of the Americans suffering from overweight. Ozempic injection is the gift for those people. It needs more time to test and for the better versions.
Do ozempic injection causes hair loss?
Yes. Ozempic injection causes hair loss in some people. Ozempic injection may cause hypertension which may lead to hair loss. So if you have a history of hair loss you may avoid it. It is very rare or you can try.
What is the cost of ozempic injection?
Since they are releasing on the limited supply the cost is around 1000$ which is huge but if you are covered under any medical insurance it will cost only 100$. It will be cheap or affordable after mass productions.
What are alternatives to ozempic injection?
There are many alternatives for ozempic. The most common are Bydureon and Victoza both are GLP -1 which helps you in production of insulin in the body.
Ozempic injection review.
On the drugs.com study conducted on more than four hundred people. Fifty six percentage people said they had benefited from ozempic and had no serious complications. Only 36% said they had mild complications and 8% said they experienced serious complications. Overall ozempic is good for type 2 diabetes and helps you to lose weight.
Ozempic which got approved by FDA is a breakthrough for the people suffering from type two diabetes. You can also lose significant weight and protect yourself from heart and kidney diseases. Make sure you also need to follow healthy diet and exercises to have a healthy lifestyle.
FAQ on ozempic injection.
How long do ozempic side effects last?
Ozempic has less side effects or may go in few weeks until your body get adopted. Ozempic has zero to less side effects.
How common are ozempic side effects?
The common side effects include headache, nausea, skin allergy or rise in hypertension. It happens rarely. Overall the medicine is good.
Does ozempic causes hair loss?
Yes. Ozempic causes hair loss only to few percentage of people. You can avoid it if you experienced hair loss.