Pharmaqo Semaglutide 5mg x 1ml
Semaglutide 5mg x 1ml
Semaglutide Drug Classification:
Pregnancy category: : AU: D;
ATC code: A10BJ06 (WHO)
Duration of action: 63.6 h
What is Semaglutide ?
Semaglutide is a medicine used to slim down in specific patients, as a hypoglycemia drug and also eliminates cardiovascular problems such as? heart attack or stroke in type two diabetes patients thus it comes under the category of anti-diabetic medication and anti-obesity medication.? It was developed by Novo Nordisk in 2012. It is a peptide analogue of GLP-1 with a modification in its side chain.
Route of administration:-
It can be administered orally or via a subcutaneous route through injection.
Recommended Dosage for Semaglutide:
The recommended starting dose of Pharmaqo Semaglutide 5mg is typically low, gradually increasing to minimize gastrointestinal side effects. The exact dosage should be determined by a healthcare professional based on individual patient needs.
How Does Semaglutide Work?
Semaglutide works by mimicking the functions of the GLP-1 hormone, which includes stimulating insulin production in response to high blood sugar levels and reducing the amount of glucose produced by the liver.
What is the Mechanism of Semaglutide:-
It is a glucagon-like 1 peptide (GLP-1) agonist.
It increases the amount of insulin released from beta cells of pancreas and decreases the level of glucagon in the body.
Moreover, it delays emptying of the stomach and also reduces your appetite. When the stomach carries food for a greater time period, it sends signals of ?fullness? to the brain.?
The result of this process is an influential hunger subduing or vanquishing effect based on the patient?s own capacity to produce insulin. Patients don’t need to go through any surgeries or heavy medication in order to lose weight.
Benefits of Taking Semaglutide:
- Improved blood sugar control in type 2 diabetes
- Potential weight loss
- Lower risk of major cardiovascular events in some patients
When should you take Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is typically taken once a week, at any time of the day, with or without food. It’s important to adhere to the schedule prescribed by your healthcare provider.
When Should You Not Take Semaglutide?
Avoid taking Semaglutide if you have:
- Personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma
- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2
- Allergy to any components of the medication
How much weight can you lose consuming semaglutide:-
Such medications must be consumed for at least a span of 3 months to see the desired benefits. It has been observed that 13 – 15 pounds of weight can be lost by using this medication for 3 months and 25- 27 pounds if consumed for 6 months. Thus on an average it can help you reduce at least 5 pounds in a month.
Uses of Semaglutide 5mg:
- Controls sugar level of blood in type 2 diabetes patients.
- Decreases the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attack or strokes in patients prone to it.
- It promotes weight loss in patients who have an initial body mass index of 30kg/m2 or greater or patients who have a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or greater and also have at least one weight-related condition, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus and lipidemia.
It is advised along with diet and exercise.
What must be avoided during its consumption?
According to studies, 2 things which must be avoided include foods containing fat like fried or greasy items and the other one is alcohol. You should also limit your sugar intake.
Side effects of Semaglutide 5mg:
Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and decreased appetite. Serious side effects can include pancreatitis, diabetic retinopathy, and thyroid tumors.
Less common –
- Nausea, vomiting , fever.
- Pancreatitis (swelling of pancreas)
- Recurrence of burp
- Bloated stomach ( feeling of full )
- Gastric pain
- Recurrent fever
- Yellow eyes or skin
- Swelling and inflammation in stomach area
- Slight increase in levels of HDL.
- History of angioneurotic edema?
- Medullary thyroid cancer
- multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2)?
- thyroid C-cell tumors
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus. ?
- Hypoglycemia. ?
- Pancreatitis. ?
- Biliary lithiasis
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Renal failure, renal impairment
Does its usage affect your skin?
Ozempic face is the term used to denote the most common side effect it causes you which includes sagging and aging of facial skin.
Warnings and Precautions for Semaglutide 5mg:
- Monitor for signs of pancreatitis
- Be cautious in patients with a history of diabetic retinopathy
- Regularly monitor blood sugar levels
Drug Interactions of Semaglutide:
Semaglutide can interact with other medications, so it’s important to inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter drugs and herbal supplements.
Storage of semaglutide 5mg:
Store in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.
Store your new, unused medicine pen in its original carton in the refrigerator.
?Avoid exposing it to extreme heat or cold as it may degrade the compound.
Moisture: Keep the medication away from moisture or humidity, as water can lead to chemical reactions that may alter its structure.
Out of Reach: Store semaglutide out of reach of children, pets, or anyone who should not have access to it.
Separation: Avoid storing semaglutide in the same location as food, beverages, or other medications to prevent cross-contamination.
Away from Airflow: Keep the substance away from fans, air conditioning vents, or other sources of strong airflow to prevent the dispersion of the compound.