Thursday, November 09, 2023
As people seek to lose weight and take medications to help them shed a few pounds, it is necessary to know about the side effects of the drugs that a person is taking.
Ozempic has become a thing on social media as people are taking the drug after it was either rumoured or confirmed that influencers and celebrities were taking it to control their weight.
The drug mimics the natural hormone GLP-1 by sending signals to a person's brain that they are full — even if they aren't.
People are searching for the side effects of the drug. So here they are (according to the website of Ozempic).
In case a person experiences nausea, here's what they can do:
The medicine's prescription reads that in rodents, semaglutide (ozempic) causes thyroid C-cell tumors.
"It is unknown whether ozempic causes thyroid C-cell tumors, including medullary thyroid carcinoma, in humans as the human relevance of semaglutide-induced rodent thyroid C-cell tumors has not been determined."