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At ADKOA Pharmacy, our mission is to be your partner in health. For many, that means supporting their weight loss journey, and we now have a new tool to help you: a sublingual semaglutide.

So what does that mean, and how is it different from the semaglutide injections?

First, you still need a prescription; check with your doctor. (If you don’t have a prescription and need advice or assistance, please set up a consultation.)

What is Sublingual Semaglutide?

Sublingual semaglutide is a compounded version of semaglutide, which we create at ADKOA from FDA-approved ingredients. The medication is specifically made for each customer; not in large quantities.

Additionally, sublingual semaglutide means that the prescription is taken under the tongue. The active ingredients are the same the only difference is that you won’t have to give yourself weekly shots. Instead, you’ll take the medication from a few days a week to daily.

Other than the way it’s taken, the effectiveness of semaglutide and the sublingual version ae equivalent. To learn more about how it works, below we take a closer look at semaglutide.

New Weight Management Tool: Semaglutide

Losing weight is a struggle for many. Now there is a new tool to support weight loss: semaglutide, an injectable medication. While not a magic solution, it offers a potential tool for those struggling with obesity. Additionally, we also now have the ability to create a version that can be taken under the tongue (sublingual).

Semaglutide and the sublingual version mimics a natural hormone that regulates blood sugar and appetite. Initially used for diabetes, its ability to suppress appetite led to its FDA approval for weight management (under the brand name Wegovy).

Impressive Results, But Not a Miracle Cure

Studies show impressive weight loss results with semaglutide and the sublingual version. In one study, people taking semaglutide alongside lifestyle changes lost an average of 15% of their body weight, compared to just 2.4% for those relying solely on lifestyle changes. However, it’s crucial to remember that semaglutide is not a magic bullet.

  • Lifestyle matters: While semaglutide can aid weight loss, long-term success requires lasting lifestyle changes like healthy eating and exercise.
  • Not a magic bullet: Weight regain is possible after stopping the medication.

Side Effects

Semaglutide and the sublingual version typically have mild side effects like nausea, diarrhea, and fatigue, especially when starting at a lower dose and gradually increasing.

Who is Eligible?

People with certain medical conditions, like thyroid cancer or pancreatitis, should avoid it. Consulting a healthcare professional is crucial to determine if semaglutide is a safe and appropriate option for you.

A Tool in the Toolbox

Semaglutide and the sublingual version represent a promising addition to weight management options. However, it should be used within a comprehensive plan tailored to individual needs and medical history. Remember, lasting weight management requires a holistic approach, and semaglutide is just one piece of the puzzle.

This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare professional before making any decisions about your health.