Choosing the Right Semaglutide Dosage

Semaglutide is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults and is being studied for its effectiveness as a weight loss aid. It is available in different dosages, and the recommended dosage depends on the patient’s needs. Semaglutide is usually taken once a week as an injection, but there is also an oral … Read more

What are the Side Effects of Semaglutide?

Possible side effects of semaglutide

Semaglutide is a medication that belongs to a class of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists. Like all medications, Semaglutide can cause side effects in some people. Here are some of the potential side effects to consider: It’s important to note that these are not all of the potential side effects of Semaglutide, and some people … Read more

Subcutaneous Injection of Semaglutide

Injecting Semaglutide with an insulin syringe

A subcutaneous injection is a type of injection that is given into the layer of fat just beneath the skin. Semaglutide is a medication that is typically administered via subcutaneous injection for the treatment of type 2 diabetes or for weight loss in certain clinical trials. Here are the steps for administering a subcutaneous injection … Read more

Semaglutide Clinical Trial Dosages

In the clinical trial for Semaglutide’s use for weight loss (STEP program), participants were given a once-weekly subcutaneous injection of Semaglutide or a placebo for a total of 68 weeks. The dosage of Semaglutide started at 0.25 mg once a week for the first four weeks and was then increased to 0.5 mg once a … Read more

Semaglutide Clinical Trial Results

In 2020, a major clinical trial called the STEP (Semaglutide Treatment Effect in People with Obesity) program evaluated the efficacy of Semaglutide for weight loss in a large cohort of adults with obesity. The trial involved more than 4,500 participants with a BMI of 30 or greater or a BMI of 27 or greater with … Read more