Drug Interactions

Ozempic for Weight Loss

Frequently Asked Questions

Ozempic may interact with insulin, sulfonylureas, thiazolidinediones, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Yes, taking Ozempic for weight loss can increase your risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), pancreatitis, joint pain and inflammation. It can also cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
No, it is not recommended to take Ozempic while pregnant or breastfeeding as the safety of this drug has not been established in these populations.
Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any side effects from taking Ozempic such as an allergic reaction, rash or difficulty breathing.