Weight Loss Injectables

Now offering Semaglutide and Tirzepatide weight loss injectables!

Semaglutide and Tirzepatide are Glucagon-Like-Peptide-1 injectables. Peptides are short-chain amino acids found naturally in the body. This particular GLP-1 peptide hormone is produced in the small intestine. It increases the body’s ability to produce insulin, inhibits glucagon, and decreases appetite, resulting in healthy and effective weight loss. It is self-administered as a small subcutaneous injection which is injected into the subcutaneous fat weekly.
Overall, the medication is well tolerated. Side effects of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and constipation are possible. Nausea tends to be the most common however the medication is typically dosed with Vitamin B12 which has greatly reduced or eliminated this side effect in most people. Eating smaller meals is an important element to avoiding nausea.
These medications are not recommended if you have a family or personal history of medullary thyroid carcinoma, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or hypersensitivity. It should be used with caution if personal history of pancreatitis. These medications should not be used if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed.