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Weight Loss Management

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Weight Loss Management

Semaglutide is a groundbreaking medication for weight loss management that has been gaining popularity due to its effectiveness and safety profile. The FDA-approved injectable medication is a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1). Semaglutide for weight loss mimics the action of the naturally occurring hormone GLP-1, which is responsible for regulating appetite and increasing insulin production. Doing so helps reduce hunger, control blood sugar levels, and promote weight loss.

This innovative treatment is suitable for individuals with a BMI body of 30 or higher or patients with a BMI of 27 or higher accompanied by at least one weight-related medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or hypertension. Results can typically be seen within the first few months of treatment and are usually more pronounced when combined with a healthy diet and regular exercise. The duration of the weight loss results may vary from person to person, but maintaining a healthy lifestyle is essential for sustaining long-term success.

  • FDA-approved and clinically proven for weight loss.
  • Can significantly reduce body weight and BMI.
  • Reduces appetite, leading to decreased calorie intake.
  • Promotes a feeling of fullness after meals.
  • May lower blood pressure in some patients.
  • Can be used along with a healthy diet and exercise for optimal results.
  • May improve lipid profiles and cardiovascular health.
  • Long-lasting effects when combined with lifestyle changes.
  • Safe, with relatively few side effects.


Semaglutide is injected subcutaneously, usually once a week, in the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm.

Some common side effects of Semaglutide may include nausea, diarrhea, and constipation. Generally, these side effects are mild and improve with time.

Yes, Semaglutide used for weight loss is a prescription medication and requires a prescription from Skin and Tonic. Not everyone qualifies, so it is best to schedule a consultation to see if you qualify for our weight loss program.

Results can typically be seen within the first few weeks of treatment but may vary from person to person.


People with a body mass index of 30 or higher or those with weight-related conditions such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol may benefit from Semaglutide for Weight Loss.

Results vary among individuals, but many notice a weight loss within a few weeks. Significant results typically occur within several months of starting the medication.

The weight loss results achieved with Semaglutide can be long-lasting with continued treatment and adherence to a healthy lifestyle. However, maintaining results may require ongoing medication use and lifestyle changes.

Side effects of Semaglutide may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation, especially when first starting the medication. These side effects typically improve over time. There is no downtime associated with this treatment.

Before starting Semaglutide, discussing your medical history and current medications with your healthcare provider is important. After treatment, follow your healthcare provider’s recommendations for diet, exercise, and medication use to optimize weight loss results.

Injections of semaglutide are usually administered once a week. During treatment, you may experience mild side effects such as nausea or changes in appetite. Your healthcare provider monitors your progress and adjusts your treatment plan to help you reach your weight loss goals.

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