Ozempic is a brand-name prescription medicine used for:
- Improving blood glucose levels with diet and exercise in adults with type 2 diabetes
- Reduce the risk of serious cardiovascular disease in adults with cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
This drug is not used to treat type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis and is generally not prescribed to people who have had pancreatitis. It is unknown whether Ozempic is safe and effective in children under the age of 18. Ozempic can be used alone or in combination with other medicines. Ozempic contains Semaglutide and belongs to a class of drugs called antidiabetic drugs, glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists. Ozempic is approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2017. Ozempic is available only as a brand name for drugs. It contains the active ingredient semaglutide, which is not currently available in generic form.
WHAT OZEMPIC DOES DO?
Ozempic is a member of the group of medications known as glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 agonists). It works by raising the amount of insulin your body produces when blood sugar levels are high, which is how a medication works in people with diabetes. Your blood sugar levels will decrease as a result of the increased insulin carrying more glucose into your cells.
Other ways that Ozempic lowers blood sugar levels. For instance, it prevents your body from producing a molecule that tells your liver to produce glucose. Additionally, it slows down how quickly food leaves your stomach. As a result, your body absorbs glucose more gradually, keeping your blood sugar levels under control. Maintaining your blood glucose levels at a normal level over time can
Common side effects of Ozempic are:
- Abdominal Pain
WARNING FOR OZEMPIC USERS
If you have multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (glands tumors), a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer, insulin-dependent diabetes, or diabetic ketoacidosis, you should avoid using Ozempic.
If you have any symptoms of a thyroid tumor, including swelling or a lump in your neck, difficulty swallowing, a hoarse voice, or shortness of breath, call your doctor immediately.
OZEMPIC WITH OTHER MEDICATIONS-
Ozempic can be prescribed alone or with other medicines to improve blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is often treated with a combination of two or more drugs if one drug does not sufficiently improve blood sugar levels.
Drugs used with the combination of Ozempic for treatment are:
- Insulin Glargine
Remember, Ozempic may be prescribed with a healthy exercise and meal plan for you. Always follow the diabetes treatment plan prescribed by your doctor.
HOW TO FIND OZEMPIC INJECTION IN TEXAS?
- Ozempic is now available across all branches of Specialty Care Clinics.
- Our healthcare professional team will diagnose your condition, give treatment accordingly and prescribe you Ozempic if required.
- The healthcare team will guide you about Ozempic so you can make proper use.
- For more information visit Specialty Care Clinics Website or call 469-545-9983.
HOW TO INJECT OZEMPIC?
Ozempic is available as a subcutaneous self-injection pen. There are several steps to inject yourself. For more information on how to use the Ozempic pen, visit the official drug website. Here are the basic steps:
- Get your pen ready
- Check the Ozempic flow
- Select your dose
- Inject the dose
- Discard the needle
WHERE TO INJECT OZEMPIC?
Ozempic can be injected into your:
- Upper Arm
OZEMPIC USE FOR WEIGHT
Ozempic helps reduce hunger. As a result, many diabetics who take the medication experience weight loss.
The FDA has not given Ozempic weight control approval. However, in rare instances, doctors could recommend this medication for weight loss off-label. Prescription of a medicine for a use other than that for which it has received FDA approval is known as using it off-label.
Use Ozempic only as directed by your physician. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns about using Ozempic for weight control.
PLEASE NOTE BEFORE USING OZEMPIC
- Do not share this medication with others.
- Learn more about managing your diabetes with medicines, a healthy diet, exercise, and routine checkups by attending a diabetes education session.
- Learn how to treat low blood sugar as well as the signs of high and low blood sugar. As indicated, check your blood sugar often.
There are various medications available for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Ozempic is one of them and is available in all locations of Specialty Care Clinics. Connect with us today at 469-545-9983. We assist with quality treatment and care.