Semaglutide (Ozempic, Rybelsus, Wegovy) Sublingual Drops ~
Weight loss is a battle that many people deal with and despite their best efforts, they are not able to receive the results that they are wanting. We are able to compound semaglutide sublingual drops to aid in combatting chronic weight management. This is a even mixture of Vitamin B12 and Semaglutide per ml of solution used to suppress your appetite and aid in weight loss.
What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is also more commonly known as Ozempic, Rybelsus, and Wegovy. Semaglutide is a GLP-1 agonist that is indicated in treating type 2 diabetes and has recently been approved to treat chronic weight management. Other common GLP-1 agonists are Trulicity, Victoza, At Riley’s Drugs, we are able to compound an easy to use semaglutide solution to be taken as a sublingual drop. Semaglutide works to suppress appetite and increase a sense of fullness, resulting in a smaller caloric intake.
How is Semaglutide Taken?
At Riley’s Drugs, semaglutide drops are dispensed in a bottle with a calibrated dropper for patient ease. Once the drop is placed under the tongue, it should be allowed to fully absorb and not swallowed. Semaglutide can be taken with or without food. The medication dosage will vary depending on the patient’s individual clinical response. However, the standard dosing is 0.25ml daily for 7-10 days and then increasing to 0.5ml daily. This increase is as tolerated by the patient and may not be needed if the desired effects are being reached with the lower dose.
What are the Side Effects?
Side effects of this medication include an upset stomach, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, fatigue, and gas. Some patients taking this medication may experience no side effects at all while others may experience multiple. Side effects may also be worse within the first hour of taking the medication. However, there are a few remedies that can help combat these side effects.
How Can You Combat the Side Effects?
Should you experience any side effects, we have a few suggestions that may help. Primarily, DRINK LOTS OF WATER. Regular water intake will be the best aid in combatting these side effects. It’s best to avoid greasy and high carb foods but healthy proteins are encouraged. Alcohol and coffee should be avoided or there should be a max of 2 cups per day to reduce the chances of stomach upset. Some over the counter medications may aid in the reduction of side effects. However, it is highly suggested that you consult your doctor or pharmacist before beginning a new medication. Finally, some natural remedies such as ginger and peppermint may reduce the nausea intensity. Before considering semaglutide, it is important to talk with your healthcare provider to see if it is the right choice for your individual health needs. At Riley’s Drugs, we are here to help answer any questions you may have about sublingual semaglutide and assist you in finding the best treatments to help you reach your health and weight loss goals.