Wegovy (Ozempic, semaglutide) has serious side effects e.g. thyroid tumors, pancreatitis, vision changes, hypoglycemia, gallbladder issues, kidney failure & cancer; be careful, caution, lots unknown
by Paul Alexander
There are now reports of massive re-gain weight; side effects can lead to hospitilization
‘These drugs were originally prescribed to patients with Type 2 diabetes’.
Some people have reported severe GI-related issues, including gastroparesis, a paralysis of the stomach also called delayed gastric emptying. This condition is the basis of a lawsuit filed in early August, which claims the drug makers failed to warn consumers.
Also, though it is not mentioned on Ozempic's website, doctors have reported some patients, their appetites so suppressed, experience malnutrition. Shah said she commonly has to advise patients to take multivitamins or protein supplements in addition to the medication because they aren't getting the nutrients they need from food.
Model and TikTok star Remi Bader said on the "Not Skinny But Not Fat" podcast earlier this year that a doctor prescribed her Ozempic after she was found to be pre-diabetic and insulin resistant. Weight loss was also a goal. But after going off the medication, Bader gained back the weight she lost while on Ozempic, which subsequently intensified her binge eating disorder.’