What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is in a class of medications called incretin mimetics. It works by helping the pancreas to release the right amount of insulin when blood sugar levels are high. Insulin helps move sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is used for energy.
What is the Process to get started on the Semaglutide?
Schedule an appointment and complete your patient portal, then meet with one of our Providers for a consultation. They will review your health history, explain the protocol, answer questions, and provide instructions on how to administer the medication. Your prescription will be faxed to the pharmacy and the pharmacy will ship it directly to your home.
What is the treatment cost and the office visit requirements?
The monthly cost of Semaglutide includes the office visit and the medication shipped to your home. Monthly office visits to monitor your care, prescription refills, and dose titrations are required!
Refrigeration is preferred but not required for Semaglutide/ALA compound. Room temperature is fine.
What to Expect
You may experience varying levels of a burning or tingling sensation at the injection site. This will vary from patient to patient but is normal.
Semaglutide will cause a feeling of fullness so that you eat less at each meal and stay full afterwards for longer.
Do not fast or abstain from regular meals. It is important that your blood sugar does not drop too low or you may experience mild dizziness, light headedness, and/or increased appetite.
Semaglutide builds in your system over time causing your rate of weight loss to also increases over time. Please be patient with the process and allow the Semaglutide to take effect.
It is a non-stimulant appetite suppressant. It is injected subcutaneously into the lower abdomen with a tiny insulin syringe.
Possible side effects: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, diarrhea, or constipation may occur*. Nausea usually lessens as you continue to take Semaglutide. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. You must also stop any other diabetic medications such as Metformin. B6 is added to help with nausea.
*We recommend AG1 Powder for prevention and/or treatment of constipation and bloating. Order direct at https://athleticgreens.com.