Keep reading to learn more about the potential side effects!
Celebs and TikTok stars are creating a buzz about weight loss injections, known as semaglutide (best recognized as Wegovy or Ozempic) or tirzeptide (Mounjaro). These injections promise easy weight loss, but their alarming drawbacks are often ignored. Before rushing to your doctor or ordering online, carefully examine the fine print associated with the medication.
Research published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism indicates that once people stop using the medication semaglutide (better known as Wegovy and Ozempic), any weight they’ve lost is likely to return.
This study, which sought to examine changes in body weight and cardiometabolic risk factors upon the termination of the drug, found that after a year, injection users had regained two-thirds of the weight they had lost.
• Nausea • Diarrhea • Vomiting • Constipation • Abdominal pain • Headache • Fatigue • Dyspepsia • Dizziness • Abdominal distension
• Flatulence/Gas • Heartburn • Runny nose • Sore throat • Gastroenteritis • Gastroesophageal reflux disease • Nasopharyngitis
• Thyroid C-cell Tumors • Acute Gallbladder Disease • Hypoglycemia • Acute Kidney Injury • Hypersensitivity Reactions • Diabetic Retinopathy Complications in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes • Heart Rate Increase • Suicidal Behavior and Ideation
• Possible thyroid tumors, including cancer • Inflammation of your pancreas (pancreatitis) • Increased risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) in patients with type 2 diabete • Kidney problems (kidney failure) • Serious allergic reactions including swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat; problems breathing or swallowing; severe rash or itching; fainting or feeling dizzy; or very rapid heartbeat • Increased heart rate • Depression or thoughts of suicide
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