Ozempic (Semaglutide)

Medication features:

Injection to treat type 2 diabetes

Not licensed for weight loss in the UK

Click Pharmacy does not prescribe Ozempic


Available strengths:

0.25mg 0.5mg 1mg


Price £199.99

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Wednesday, 13 December 2023

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What is Ozempic (Semaglutide)

Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen is an injectable medication that aids weight loss and helps to manage obesity. Combined with a healthy diet and exercise, the drug significantly improves a patient's metabolic health quickly. Ozempic helps to increase satiety, reduce hunger, and lower glucose output, resulting in weight reduction without detrimental side effects. This allows patients struggling with their weight to adopt healthier lifestyles while shedding excess pounds. Ozempic is a safe and effective tool for weight loss and should be considered by those struggling with their weight. In addition, it also treats type 2 diabetes by improving glycaemic control in the body.

What dose of Ozempic (Semaglutide) should I choose?

When considering which dose of Ozempic (Semaglutide) to choose, it is essential to understand that this medication is designed to be taken once a week and comes in several dosages.  For weight loss the recommended starting dose of Ozempic is 0.25 mg. Ozempic is available in 3 doses ranging from 0.25mg, 0.5mg and 1mg. You will be prescribed the dose depending on your individual needs and one's response to the medication. Therefore, you must consult your doctor regarding the best dosage. Your doctor might begin by prescribing a lower dose before increasing it over time if needed.

Can I buy Ozempic (Semaglutide) online?

You can buy this medication from Click pharmacy. You need a prescription for this medication. You can simply upload your prescription or fill out a survey form. Our healthcare expert will examine the document, decide whether this medication is right for you, and send it for delivery.

What is Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen used for?

Ozempic Pen is used to treat obesity in people. It is the first approved glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist that offers automatic dosages adjusted according to the person's individual needs. Clinical studies show it can lower body mass index and glycemic control better than most available medications. Ozempic aid people in weight loss and treats conditions like type 2 Diabetes.

How effective is Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen for weight loss?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) is very effective for weight loss. Clinical trials have shown that adults who use this medication lose more weight than those using a placebo. The trial outcomes demonstrated that 28 weeks after beginning the medication, individuals on the drug lost an average of 13% of their body weight, while those on the placebo gained 1.5%. Weight loss continued until the end of the 56 weeks, and approximately 50% of patients experienced 5% more weight loss than they had experienced at 28 weeks. In addition to helping with weight loss, this drug has been reported to decrease postprandial glucose levels and reduce high blood pressure. This makes Ozempic a valuable addition to treatment regimens for people who struggle with obesity or related medical conditions.

How does Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen work?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen contains Semaglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist that helps to increase one's sensitivity to insulin and reduce appetite. The pen works by binding itself to receptors in the brain that are responsible for regulating appetite. Doing so sends signals of fullness or satiety so one does not feel the urge to eat excessively throughout the day. In addition, Ozempic can significantly lower fasting blood sugar levels and other key markers associated with obesity. Therefore, this product is perfect for someone looking for effective ways to reduce their body weight without suffering from unhealthy hunger cravings.

What does Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen contain?

The primary active ingredients of Ozempic are recombinant human Semaglutide molecules which act as the agonist for Glucagon Like Peptide 1 receptor, thereby stimulating better insulin production with reduced hunger and appetite hormones. Ozempic is an injectable, subcutaneous solution suspended in a clear, colourless liquid suspension. Each injection contains approximately 0.25mg of Semaglutide, facilitating greater stability and consistency in its action across individuals. Its combination with proper diet, exercise and other therapies helps achieve optimal glycemic control.

How should I take Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen?

Ozempic Semaglutide Pen is typically injected under the skin once a week, with a rolling time frame of up to five days. Patients are encouraged to stay consistent with the same day and time each week for the most effective results. 

Before taking an injection, read all instruction materials carefully, including dosing instructions provided by your healthcare provider. As with any drug treatment program, discussing possible side effects or complications with your healthcare provider before using the Ozempic Pen is important.

How long do I need to take Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen?

The answer depends on your unique medical situation. Medical professionals generally recommend taking the Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen for as long as it is safely helping you lose weight and treating your Diabetes right. Depending on the individual, this could mean between three months and two years of use. Your doctor can provide further details about your expected course of use based on evaluating your needs. With regular check-ups and close monitoring, you and your doctor can ensure optimum results with this type of medication.

What are the side effects of the Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen?

Using an Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen may cause several side effects. Common side effects include nausea, diarrhoea, constipation, and headache. Additionally, injection site reactions may appear at the injection site as redness, soreness and mild swelling. Other severe side effects reported with the use of Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen include pancreatitis, gallbladder issues which may require removal and eye problems. In rare cases, it can also lead to thyroid tumours or an increased risk of developing other types of cancer, such as prostate and pancreatic cancer. Speaking with a medical professional if you experience these side effects or have any concerns when using Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen is essential.

What is the difference between Ozempic tablets and injections?

Ozempic tablets can be under the brand name Rybelsus. The tablets and injections function in the same manner. However, the tablets may be ideal for you since:

  • you need to take one tablet once daily
  • the tablets are easy to store
  • tablets are easily available

Alternatives to Ozempic

If you prefer not to inject yourself or are advised not to use Ozempic injections, you may need to opt for an alternative. The widely available alternative is known as Xenical (Orlistat), which is an oral capsule. Xenical prevents the dietary fat from being absorbed into the bloodstream, thus leading to weight loss. You can find Xenical in both over-the-counter (60mg) and on prescription (120mg).

Ozempic warnings

Do not use Ozempic if you are allergic to any of the active ingredients. Similarly, avoid the use of the treatment if:

  • You are Type-1 Diabetes
  • You are at high risk of developing diabetic ketoacidosis
  • You are diabetic

Who should not take Ozempic Semaglutide) Pen?

The following people should not take Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen:

  • People with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer
  • Patients who have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome types 2 
  • Those with an allergy to Semaglutide or any of the other ingredients in the product

What if I miss an Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen dose?

If you miss a scheduled dose, it is important to take your missed dose as soon as possible; however, if it is close to your next scheduled dose, skip it and continue with your regular schedule. Do not double up on doses or take extra medicine, thinking that will make up for the missed dose.

Can I take Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

You should avoid taking Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen if pregnant or breastfeeding.

What other medications interfere with Ozempic (Semaglutide) Pen?

  • Diuretics such as furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide and bendroflumethiazide may reduce the effectiveness of this medication.
  • Steroid medications such as prednisone or methylprednisolone may cause your blood glucose levels to drop too low when combined with Ozempic (Semaglutide). 
  • Certain antibiotics, such as clarithromycin or metronidazole, can also reduce the efficacy of this medication.

Does Ozempic Pen make you sleepy?

Ozempic Pen may cause some people to feel tired, but this effect is rare.

What foods should I avoid with Ozempic Pen?

You should avoid taking the following foods with an Ozempic shot:

  • Alcohol
  • Sugary foods and drinks
  • Fried and greasy foods
  • Refined carbohydrates

Minor side effects may include the following:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach (abdominal) pain
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Loss of appetite

Severe side effects may include:

  • A severe reaction at the injection site
  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting in some cases
  • Changes in vision
  • Gallbladder problems
  • Kidney problems (kidney failure)
  • Pale skin
  • Feeling nervous, anxious or confused
  • Weight loss
  • Cold sweat
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Acid reflux and heartburn
  • Inflammation of the stomach (gastritis)

Before starting your treatment, read the patient's information. The patient information leaflet can be found here.

Authored by

Last reviewed 11 April 2023

Superintendent Pharmacist GPhC No.2220953


Ozempic (Semaglutide)