Medical Weight Loss FAQ's:


Why do I need to lose weight if I am overweight?

When overweight, an individual increases their risks for high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some forms of cancer. If overweight, striving to lose 5 to 10% of your weight and maintaining that loss can and will lower the risks for developing most of these diseases.

What is Compounded Semaglutide and Tirzepatide?

Both compounded medications are glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist prescribed as an adjunct therapy to help effectively reduce appetite and enhance the body's ability to use fat while implementing a good exercise regimen and healthy diet.

Who is a good candidate for Compounded Semaglutide and Tirzepatide?

Therapy is dependent on your current and past medical health history. Adults with a BMI of 27-29 (considered overweight) with at least one weight-related comorbidity such as hypertension or type 2 diabetes or adults with a BMI of 30 or greater (considered obese).

How long do results last when using Compounded Medical Weight Loss Semaglutide and Tirzepatide?

Weight-loss and other long term effects can be achieved when combining treatment and lifestyle modifications.

Where should Semaglutide and Tirzepatide be administered?

Both medications should be injected subcutaneously into upper arms, abdomen or thighs, alternating injection sites.

What are the most common side effects associated with Semaglutide and Tirzepatide?

The most common side effects of Semaglutide and Tirzepatide include nausea, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, vomiting, and upset stomach. Symptoms usually subside overtime.

When is Semaglutide and Tirzepatide contraindicated?

If there is a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma or Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MENS2) or in cases of hypersensitivity to either medication.

How do I know if I am a good candidate for Medical Weight Loss and what do I do before and after treatment?

A skilled healthcare provider will conduct a comprehensive evaluation, to include but not limited to, blood work panel and an in-depth consultation, assessing your health and the appropriateness for therapy. Afterward, optimizing results will include adopting and following a healthy diet and exercise regimen.

What should I expect during my Medical Weight Loss Treatment?

Compounded Semaglutide and Tirzepatide are administered once a week via a subcutaneous injection. Weight loss should occur when therapy is administered, coupled with tailored lifestyle modifications that fit your needs.