This medication is the newest medication that is used for weight reduction and the 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 Tirzepatide
- Decreases appetite.
- Promotes the feeling of being full.
- Slows down food’s transit through the body increasing the feeling of fullness.
- Promotes weight loss.
- Decrease digestion of food
Side effects of Tirzepatide is well tolerated. Patients can experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and constipation.
Tirzepatide is a combination of a Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) which increases the body’s production of insulin, inhibits glucagon, decreases appetite, and a Glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) what regulates energy balance in the brain and fatty tissue thus promoting weight loss and decreased adverse cardiovascular outcomes.