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New Weight Loss Program at EuroSkynnLab, Manhattan, New York

Anna Głowacka, DNP - Medycyna Estetyczna
June 25, 2023

New Weight Loss Program at EuroSkynnLab, Manhattan, New York

EuroSkynnLab now offers weight loss program with use of Semaglutide & Phentermine. Call for Free consultation!

What is Semaglutide? 

Semaglutide was originally created to treat patients with diabetes, however, a secondary application was later found as a medicine used for weight loss, to lower blood sugar levels, and to reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack or stroke in type two diabetes patients.

Semaglutide is a GLP-1 agonist and works by increasing insulin release, lowering the amount of glucagon released, delaying gastric emptying, and reducing appetite. Semaglutide is not for use in people with type 1 diabetes. Each of the different brands of semaglutide (Wegovy, Ozempic, Rybelus) is FDA approved for different conditions.

How does semaglutide work?

Semaglutide works to lower high blood sugar by increasing the amount of insulin that is released, lowering the amount of glucagon released, and delaying gastric emptying. Semaglutide also controls appetite and so helps you reduce the amount of food that you want to eat.

Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist

Semaglutide is applied once a week via injection and the dose is increased based on the doctor’s
recommendation. Common side effects of Semaglutide may include:

  • upset stomach, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating
  • nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite
  • diarrhea, constipation
  • stomach flu symptoms
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • tiredness

Understanding Semaglutide

Semaglutide has gained attention for its weight-loss benefits. As a GLP-1 receptor agonist, it helps control blood sugar levels and promotes weight loss.

Semaglutide is a FDA approved weight loss medication. Weekly injection with tiny insulin syringe.
Loose 5-10lbs a month!

It increases insulin production, lowers blood sugar and keeps your full longer while reducing cravings. In addition to Semiglutide some patients might require phentermine which is a stimulant. Phentermine is a controlled substance it is an used and an adjunct for short term (1-2 months) it is well known drug used to treat obesity as it causes suppression of appetite. The pharmacological effects of phentermine as similar to amphetamine that’s why it is a controlled substance. Phentermine helps curb appetite and reduce cravings, side effects include dry mouth, palpitations and jitters.

Important! Patience is a Key

It takes a few weeks for Semiglutide to show noticeable results, especially because you start with low dosages and here is why… Your body needs to adjust and build tolerance. This approach minimizes potential side effects (such nausea) and ensures smoother experience. Semaglutide works best when combined with diet and exercise. It is not magic pill, but supportive tool for healthier lifestyle.

Each person responds to medication differently, you might see results in your first week or you might see in fourth week. Optimal results are usually 3-4 months. We are here for you when are are ready to learn more about Semaglutide and its potential to support weight-loss goals.

How to get started?

We do no accept insurance so this is an out of pocket expense. Payment is requred when the medicine is ordered. There is a 3-week turn around time from an order date due to high demnad. In order to off set thi wait time, your first 2 weeks camn be administerated at our location. You will need to refrigate your mediction. You will be supplied with syringes, needles, sharps container, alcohol swabs and the eduction necesarry to inject yourself.

How to start?

We offer virtual and in person consultation, we will go over your history and weight goals also previous struggles and what worked for your and what did not. You are required to provide blood work within 3 months from starting program or done within 6 months prior to start. If you don’t have recent blood work we can send you a script to do so. If you decide too participate you can also receive first dose at our location. You will be injecting 0.25mg once a week for 1-4 weeks. Then 0.5mg (50 units or 0.5ml) during 5-8 weeks then if tolerated you will progress to 1.0mg weekly dose.

Restrictions

Who is NOT eligible for Semiglutide? Patients who are:

  • pregnant of breastfeeding
  • have any history of dumping syndrome, pancreatitis
  • type 1 diabetes
  • thyroid cancer

Who is NOT eligible for Phentermine? Patients who have history of:

  • cardiac disease
  • pregnant
  • overactive thyroid
  • kidney failure