Wegovy is a medication indicated for use in treating people who need help with chronic weight management. People who might need a Wegovy prescription can use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who can prescribe Wegovy medication for weight loss when appropriate to do so.
Wegovy – Dosage and Cost
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). Wegovy 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. 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 coupons online.
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 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.