Wegovy

Wegovy

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  • Prescription medication for weight management
  • Mimics natural hormone to control appetite
  • Best paired with diet and exercise
  • Administered via weekly injections
Product Overview

Wegovy is a prescription medication designed to assist in weight management for adults. It works by mimicking a natural hormone to help control appetite and is most effective when used in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and regular exercise. Administered through weekly injections, Wegovy has a range of common side effects and requires consultation with a healthcare provider for optimal safety and effectiveness.

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Dosage formInjectionInjectionCapsule
Dosage scheduleOnce a weekOnce a dayThree times a day
Mechanism of actionSlows gastric emptying, and reduces appetiteSlows gastric emptying, and reduces appetiteInhibits fat absorption
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pancreatitis and hypoglycemiaNausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pancreatitis and hypoglycemiaAbdominal pain, flatulence, oily stool
CostExpensiveExpensiveRelatively inexpensive
Side Effects

The side effects of Wegovy can vary from person to person but commonly include nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Some individuals may also experience constipation, headache, or fatigue. These side effects are generally mild to moderate in nature and may diminish over time as the body adjusts to the medication. 

Information Leaflet

We recommend for all our paitents to read the Patient Information Leaflet before taking any medication. You can find any information leaflet by searching on medicines.org.uk

FAQ

What is Wegovy? Wegovy is a prescription medication designed to aid in weight management for adults who are either obese or overweight with at least one weight-related health condition.

How does Wegovy work? Wegovy mimics a naturally occurring hormone in the body that helps regulate appetite. This helps you feel full longer and reduces the urge to eat.

How is Wegovy administered? Wegovy is administered through a subcutaneous injection, usually once a week.

What are the common side effects of Wegovy? Common side effects may include nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Consult your healthcare provider for a full list of potential side effects.

Can I use Wegovy without diet and exercise? Wegovy is most effective when used in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity.

Price Checker

Wegovy 0.25mg

Individual pens

Once weekly injection

Clinically proven to aid in weight loss

To be stored in the fridge

 

Now: £215              Was: £289

Wegovy 0.50mg

Individual pens

Once weekly injection

Clinically proven to aid in weight loss

To be stored in the fridge

 

Now: £215              Was: £299

Wegovy 1 mg

Individual pens

Once weekly injection

Clinically proven to aid in weight loss

To be stored in the fridge

 

Now: £215             Was: £349

Wegovy 1.7 mg

Individual pens

Once weekly injection

Clinically proven to aid in weight loss

To be stored in the fridge

 

Now: £299            Was: £389

Wegovy 2.4 mg

Individual pens

Once weekly injection

Clinically proven to aid in weight loss

To be stored in the fridge

 

Now: £349            Was: £449