We understand that it can be difficult to lose weight and keep it off. At AgeRejuvenation, we provide weight loss solutions to help you meet you and achieve your health goals.
OUR DEDICATION TO YOUR WELL-BEING
Whether you are starting a medical weight loss program or working to balance your body, AgeRejuvenation is committed to your long-term health goals. No matter what the world might throw at you, our medical professionals are here to teach you how to balance your life through our customized wellness programs. Our goal is to instill regular exercise routines, provide healthier eating habits, and help you detox your body.
Along with these new lifestyle changes, we also provide several FDA-approved tools that will help you achieve your health goals in a timely manner. Among these medical aids to include appetite suppressants and vitamin injections.
At AgeRejuvenation, we offer a semaglutide injection called Wegovy™ that reduces food intake by lowering appetite, slowing food digestion in the stomach and decreases body fat percentage.
So, what is semaglutide and how can it work for you? Keep reading to learn more.
WHAT IS SEMAGLUTIDE?
Semaglutide is a Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) produced by the gut. It increases insulin production, a hormone that lowers the blood sugar level while inhibiting glucagon secretion, which is a hormone that raises blood sugar, reduces appetite and energy intake while delaying gastric emptying. It was first developed in 2012 by Novo Nordisk as a longer-acting option to Liraglutide. In 2017 this drug was approved as an anti-diabetic medication used to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity. In June 2021, it got approved for chronic weight management in obese individuals with a (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2) or overweight (initial BMI ≥ 27 kg/m2) with at least one weight-related comorbidity.
WHAT ARE WEGOVY INJECTIONS?
Wegovy™ is an injectable prescription medication for adults with obesity (BMI ≥30) or overweight (excess weight) (BMI ≥27) who also have weight-related medical problems used with a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity.
HOW WEGOVY INJECTIONS WORK
Wegovy™ is the first and only prescription weight-management medicine taken once weekly. It’s taken on the same day each week, any time of day, with or without food. Wegovy™ is available in 5 doses ranging from 0.25 mg to 2.4 mg, each of which is taken once a week. Each dose comes in a different color pen.
Wegovy weight loss injections can:
- Reduce food intake by lowering appetite.
- Slows food digestion in the stomach.
- Decrease body fat percentage.
- Weight loss.
- Decrease cardiovascular outcomes in subjects with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
- Lower HbA1c levels.
- Enhance the growth of β cells in the pancreas.
THE AGEREJUVENATION DIFFERENCE
At AgeRejuvenation, we are dedicated to bringing all of our patients top-notch customer service, the best health and wellness programs, and FDA-approved medical aids. This includes our customized medical weight loss programs, appetite suppressants, hormone pellet therapy, and vitamin injections. Lose weight and feel like yourself again with AgeRejuvenation wegovy weight loss injections. Contact a clinic near you to learn more.
WEGOVY INJECTIONS FAQ
Wegovy™ (semaglutide) injection 2.4 mg is an injectable prescription medicine used for adults with obesity (BMI ≥30) or overweight (excess weight) (BMI ≥27) who also have weight-related medical problems to help them lose weight and keep the weight off.
- Wegovy™ should be used with a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity.
- Wegovy™ contains semaglutide and should not be used with other semaglutide-containing products or other GLP-1 receptor agonist medicines.
- It is not known if Wegovy™ is safe and effective when taken with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight-loss products.
- It is not known if Wegovy™ can be used safely in people with a history of pancreatitis.
- It is not known if Wegovy™ is safe and effective for use in children under 18 years of age.
Wegovy™ works by mimicking a hormone that targets areas of the brain involved in regulating appetite and food intake. This can help you eat less, which can lead to weight loss.
In a 68-week medical study of 1,961 adults living with obesity or excess weight with a related medical problem, adults lost ~35 lbs (or ~15% body weight). People taking placebo lost an average of 6 lbs (or ~2.5% body weight). The average starting weight for both groups was ~232 lbs.*
*Results are from a 68-week medical study of adults with obesity (BMI ≥30) and adults with excess weight (BMI ≥27) who also had weight-related medical problems including high blood pressure or high cholesterol. People with type 2 diabetes were excluded. Both groups were instructed to take the medicine along with a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity. 7% of people taking Wegovy™ (92 people) left the medical study due to side effects, compared to 3.1% of people taking placebo (20 people).
The most common side effects of Wegovy™ may include: nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, stomach (abdomen) pain, headache, tiredness (fatigue), upset stomach, dizziness, feeling bloated, belching, gas, stomach flu, and heartburn.
It is possible to travel with your Wegovy™ pen:
- When traveling by air, keep your Wegovy™ pen with you or in your carry-on, as it may freeze in the baggage compartment. Be sure to check with the airline to see if they have any specific baggage rules.
- If needed, Wegovy™ may be stored between 46°F and 86°F in the original carton for up to 28 days.
Wegovy™ is taken once a week, any time of day, with or without food.
Take Wegovy™ 1 time each week, on the same day each week, at any time of the day. You may change the day of the week you take Wegovy™ as long as your last dose was given 2 or more days before.
If you miss a dose of Wegovy™ and the next scheduled dose is more than 2 days away (48 hours), take the missed dose as soon as possible.
If you miss a dose of Wegovy™ and the next scheduled dose is less than 2 days away (48 hours), do not administer the dose. Take your next dose on the regularly scheduled day.
If you miss doses of Wegovy™ for more than 2 weeks, take your next dose on the regularly scheduled day or call your health care provider to talk about how t
It’s important to properly dispose of your used Wegovy™ pens. Do not throw the pen away in your household trash. Instead, use an FDA-cleared sharps disposal container or a sturdy household container with a tight-fitting lid, like a heavy-duty plastic container. Other requirements include puncture resistant, upright and stable during use, leak resistant and properly labled.
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