Adverse Reactions

Ozempic for Weight Loss

Frequently Asked Questions

Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, headache, and itching. Less common but more serious side effects can include pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas, allergic reactions including rash and swelling of the tongue or throat, and low blood sugar levels.
Adverse reactions typically occur within a few days to a week after starting treatment with Ozempic. However, it is possible to experience an adverse reaction at any time while using this medication.
Long-term use of Ozempic may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease. It may also cause changes in cholesterol levels which could lead to an increased risk of stroke or heart attack over time.
If you experience any symptoms that concern you while taking Ozempic for weight loss, contact your healthcare provider immediately for advice on how to proceed with treatment. They will be able to provide you with further direction and guidance on what steps need to be taken next.
You should always speak with your healthcare provider before adding new medications or supplements while using this medicine as interactions can occur between certain drugs and supplements which could cause unwanted side effects or reduce the effectiveness of the medication itself.