Semaglutide is a prescription medication that is given by injection and is a type of drug called a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist. This medication works by mimicking the effects of the hormone GLP-1, which helps regulate appetite and glucose metabolism. When used for medical weight loss, semaglutide is typically prescribed to people who are obese or have a significant amount of weight to lose, and may be used in combination with lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise.
If you’re struggling with weight loss, our team of experienced physicians can work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that includes semaglutide injections, as well as lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise. We understand that weight loss can be a challenging journey, which is why we’re here to support you every step of the way.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Is semaglutide a weight loss drug by itself?
A: No, semaglutide is not a weight loss drug by itself. It is a prescription medication that is given by injection, it is typically prescribed to people who are obese or have a significant amount of weight to lose, and may be used in combination with lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise.
Q: Is semaglutide FDA approved for weight loss?
A: The medication is FDA approved for type 2 diabetes, and is being studied for weight loss and obesity treatment in clinical trials.
Q: How long does it take to see results from semaglutide injections?
A: The length of time it takes to see results from semaglutide injections will vary from person to person, as it depends on factors such as the individual’s starting weight, the dosage prescribed, and how closely the individual follows their treatment plan.
Q: Will my insurance cover semaglutide injections for weight loss?
A: Our office does not accept insurance for any weight loss service but we do accept HSA and FSA. We offer in house payments, as well as other 3rd party financial options.
For more information about semaglutide injections for weight loss, please contact our office to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced physicians. We look forward to helping you achieve your weight loss goals!