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Wegovy - Overview

Wegovy is a medication indicated for use in treating people who need help with chronic weight management in conjunction with a reduced calorie diet and physical activity. People who might need a Wegovy prescription can use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who can prescribe Wegovy medication (Wegovy injections) for weight loss when appropriate to do so.

What Is Wegovy Used For?

Wegovy prescription medication contains the active drug semaglutide - similar to the medications Ozempic and Rybelsus. Wegovy prescription medication has been approved for weight loss / chronic weight management in adults. Wegovy medication belongs to a class of medications known as GLP-1 inhibitor drug - similar to tirzepatide (Mounjaro, Zepbound). The active ingredient in Wegovy prescription injections was evaluated in clinical trials, including the SUSTAIN, STEP, and PIONEER trials. Additional work is being done to see if Wegovy medication might have additional benefit in reducing cardiovascular risk. Early animal studies also suggest that the main ingredient in Wegovy medication might help reduce alcohol intake and prevent relapse-like drinking.

Wegovy - Other Indications

In March 2024, Wegovy was approved by the FDA to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack and stroke in obese or overweight adults with cardiovascular disease.

Wegovy - Dosage and Cost

Wegovy injection medication is generally prescribed to be injected subcutaneously in the abdomen, thigh or upper arm. The Wegovy dosage and regimen utilized is frequently Wegovy 0.25 mg once weekly for 4 weeks with the Wegovy dose titrated as determined by the patient's needs and the judgment of the prescribing medical provider. In some cases, the Wegovy dosage is increased to Wegovy 2.4 mg weekly by week 20 of Wegovy injection use. Wegovy medication is expensive, costing approximately $1420 for 4 Wegovy 0.25 mg / 0.5 mL pens. People looking to start taking Wegovy prescription medication will want to check for insurance coverage when buying Wegovy medication at the pharmacy or see if they can find Wegovy prescription discount cards online. In December 2022, Wegovy injections were approved by the FDA for the treatment of obesity in some teenagers.

Can I Buy Wegovy Online?

Wegovy requires a prescription to be dispensed by a pharmacy in the United States. For this reason, Wegovy OTC (over the counter) is not available and one cannot just buy Wegovy online. The first step to getting a Wegovy prescription is having a consultation with a licensed medical provider. People who might need a Wegovy prescription are able to use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who can prescribe Wegovy medication for weight loss when appropriate to do so.

Wegovy - Side Effects

Wegovy prescription medication can cause side effects when used. Adverse effects that can occur from Wegovy medication use include diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, fatigue, and dizziness. Given possible reactions, patients should discuss any concerns about using Wegovy prescription medication with a qualified medical provider before use. Wegovy and alcohol should not be used together. People with a hypersensitivity to Wegovy medication or similar drugs should avoid using Wegovy prescription medication. Wegovy injections are typically prescribed to people with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg/m2 or greater who have an associated, weight-related condition.

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Last updated March 11, 2024. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions. Please call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room if you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency.