Ozempic Semaglutide Injection 1mg is a brand-name prescription medication that’s used to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. It comes as a liquid solution that’s given by injection under the skin (subcutaneous).
Ozempic contains the drug semaglutide, which belongs to a class of drugs called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonists.
Ozempic Semaglutide Injection 1mg can be used alone or in combination with other diabetes medications.
Firstly, Ozempic is only available as a pen that you can use to self-inject the medication. There are two different Ozempic pens. .
Ozempic is not currently available in an oral pill form. H
Secondly, Ozempic was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2017.
To learn about Ozempic’s effectiveness, see the “Ozempic uses” section below.
Moreover, Ozempic is only available as a brand-name medication. It’s not available in a generic form.
Ozempic contains the drug semaglutide.
As with all medications, the cost of Ozempic can vary.
Your actual cost will depend on your insurance coverage.
If you need financial support to pay for Ozempic, help is available.
Novo Nordisk, the manufacturer of Ozempic, offers an Ozempic Savings Card that can help you pay less for each prescription refill. For more information and to find out if you’re eligible for the card, call 1-877-304-6855 or visit the program website.
Ozempic side effects
Ozempic can cause mild or serious side effects. This list does not include all possible side effects.
For more information on the possible side effects of Ozempic, or tips on how to deal with a troubling side effect, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.
More common side effects
Lastly, the more common side effects of Ozempic can include:
flatulence (passing gas)
These side effects may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.