Semaglutide is the generic version of Wegovy, an FDA-approved injectable weight loss medication. It has been shown to help patients lose weight and keep it off.
The FDA has approved semaglutide for:
If you think you might be a good candidate for semaglutide, it’s important to speak with a doctor. They will be able to help you determine if this medication is right for you, or if you’re a better candidate for a different weight loss treatment.
The results of semaglutide have been impressive:
Semaglutide has been shown to be particularly effective when used in conjunction with a reduced calorie diet plan, as well as some form of exercise. Our doctor will work with you to put together a weight loss plan tailored to your needs.
Semaglutide works by mimicking GLP-1 hormones. GLP (Glucagon-like peptide) is a naturally occurring hormone that targets the appetite-regulating areas of the brain.
When prescribing semaglutide, we slowly increase dosage over the course of 16-20 weeks until the patient can tolerate 2.4 mg per week. This reduces potential side effects. While losing weight slowly can be frustrating for some patients, it is typically much safer and more effective than fast-paced fad diets.
At NovaGenix, we use the latest advances in science to help our patients look and feel better. If you think you might be a right fit for semaglutide treatment, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
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