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Read the Medication Guide and Instructions for Use that your pharmacist supplied before you start using semaglutide weight loss and each time you get a refill.
Give this medication by intramuscular injection into the thigh, abdomen, or upper arm as directed by your doctor, often once per week.
It is acceptable to use with or without food. Your medical condition and response to treatment will determine the dosage.
To reduce your chance of experiencing stomach/abdominal side effects, your doctor will start you on a low dose and then gradually increase it. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully.
Before use, visually inspect the product for any stains or discoloration. Liquid should not be used if any is present.
Use rubbing alcohol to disinfect the injection site before each dose is administered. To reduce damage to the skin underneath, change the injection site each time.
Never inject into a wound, bruise, red, or hard area, or into an area with a scar or stretch mark.
It can be helpful to add reminders to your calendar. Pay close attention to the diet and exercise regimen prescribed by your doctor.