Semaglutide Injections for Weight Loss
Lose Weight and Keep It Off
We know how hard it can be to lose weight and keep it off. At Amore Medical Spa, we offer real FDA-approved weight-loss solutions to help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Any weight loss goal needs a plan to help you achieve it. Whether you are just beginning a medical weight loss program or you’re working on your own weight loss plan, our experts are committed to helping you achieve your long-term health goals. Our medical professionals can help you learn how to manage your weight with a customized wellness program that is tailored to your needs. We can help you build healthy habits of regular exercise, nutritious meal plans, and body detoxification.
In addition to lifestyle changes, weight loss plans often need extra help to ensure they are effective and yield timely results. Amore Medical Spa offers FDA-approved semaglutide injections to help you lose weight. Semaglutide is a prescription medicine that reduces appetite and slows digestion to help you get rid of excess body fat. Our semaglutide is mixed with B12 for enhanced energy to help you better achieve your weight loss goals.
What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is a Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). It mimics the actions of GLP-1, a hormone that is naturally produced within the body to regulate blood sugar levels. Semaglutide works by increasing insulin production (which lowers blood sugar levels) while inhibiting glucagon secretion (which raises blood sugar levels). It also reduces appetite and slows down the emptying of the stomach, which helps to reduce your food intake and promote weight loss.
Semaglutide was first developed in 2012 by Novo Nordisk to be a longer-acting alternative to Liraglutide. 5 years later in 2017, it was approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes due to its ability to manage insulin and glucagon. And in June of 2021 after ongoing research and testing, semaglutide was approved by the FDA as a treatment for chronic weight management for adults with a BMI of 30 or greater and for adults with a BMI of 27 or greater who have at least one weight-related ailment (such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol).
How Do Semaglutide Injections Work?
Semaglutide is an injectable prescription weight loss medicine, and it’s the only medicine of its kind that needs to be taken only once a week. The medicine should be injected on the same day each week, at any time of day, and with or without food. Our experts will teach you the proper treatment protocol so that you can administer the daily injections yourself in the comfort of your own home.
Semaglutide mimics the function of GLP-1, a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite. When injected, semaglutide increases insulin production (which lowers blood sugar levels) and inhibits glucagon secretion (which raises blood sugar levels). It also reduces appetite and slows down digestion to help you eat less, so that you are better able to lose weight. Our semaglutide injections are combined with B12 to enhance your energy levels. To maximize their benefits, weekly semaglutide injections are used in combination with a weight loss plan including increased physical activity and a reduced-calorie diet plan.
Semaglutide Injections FAQ
What are the benefits of semaglutide injections?
Semaglutide injections can help you lose weight. This prescription medicine has the following benefits:
- Help you lose weight
- Lower appetite
- Slow food digestion in the stomach
- Help you reduce food intake
- Decrease body fat
- Decrease cardiovascular outcomes (in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease)
- Lower HbA1c levels
- Enhance the growth of β cells in the pancreas
How much weight do people lose when taking semaglutide?
Semaglutide is proven to facilitate weight loss in qualifying candidates. In one 68-week study of 1961 adults, participants taking semaglutide lost an average of 15% body weight while those taking the placebo lost an average of only 2.5% body weight. With an average starting weight of 232 pounds, this means that semaglutide participants lost approximately 35 pounds while the placebo participants lost only 6 pounds. All participants in this study were instructed to combine semaglutide injections with increased physical exercise and a reduced-calorie meal plan. People with type 2 diabetes were excluded from the study.
What is the benefit of B12?
Our semaglutide injections are mixed with B12 for enhanced energy. This will help you have the energy you need to increase physical activity in accordance with your full weight loss plan. B12 can also help combat any tiredness that may occur as you lose weight.
Is semaglutide safe to use?
Semaglutide has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for safe use in chronic weight management for adults with a BMI of 30 or greater and for adults with a BMI of 27 or greater who have at least one weight-related comorbidity. The FDA puts all medications through intense scrutiny and rigorous testing to determine their safety and efficacy before granting FDA approval.
Am I a candidate for semaglutide injections?
Candidates for semaglutide injections are adults with a BMI of 30 or greater and adults with a BMI of 27 or greater who have at least one weight-related comorbidity (such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol). It is not recommended for children. It is also not recommended for adults with a history of severe allergic reactions to semaglutide, pancreatitis, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2), or a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma. During your consultation, we will discuss with you whether you're a candidate for semaglutide injections.