This medication is a popular anti-obesity medication used for weight loss and treatment of type two diabetes. This medication is used for rapid weight loss and in those patients who need to lose weight fast.
Benefits of Semaglutide
- Reduces appetite thus decreases food intake.
- Decreases food digestion in the stomach.
- Lowers body fat.
- Promotes weight loss.
Side effects of Semaglutide are well tolerated. Patients may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and constipation are common.
Semaglutide is a Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) that increases the body’s production of insulin, inhibits glucagon, and decreases appetite, thus promotes weight loss, and decreases cardiovascular outcomes.