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Anyone use ozempic pen

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Sparklebrightisright, Jul 28, 2020.

  1. Sparklebrightisright

    Sparklebrightisright Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi to all,

    I spoke to the diabetes nurse this morning and she is putting me on the ozempic diabetes once weekly injection
    To help with weightloss cannot wait to try it when it arrives hopefully i will loose some weight with it trying it for 1 month then increase after so i hope I have some sucess with it.

    Will let you know how it goes if anyone used it let me know how you got on.



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  2. shamrock69

    shamrock69 Type 2 · Member

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    I have used ozempic in the past...It was great for me and i felt it really helped me lose more weight..once a week injection is much better than similar medications being once per day.

    Unfortunately I had to come off it as in rare cases can have a detrimental effect to retinopathy levels.
    I would not hesitate to use it again once my retinopathy complications are fixed

    If i remember correcly,they put you on the low dose for 4 weeks..then the middle dose for 6 weeks..and if your body can tolerate it the highest dose for the rest of the time.
     
  3. Sparklebrightisright

    Sparklebrightisright Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thankyou for your reply I seem to be fine on it so hopefully will go on to the higher dose.


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    Newly diagnosed · Active Member

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    Hi! I’m due to start this injection next week, how are you finding it so far?
     
  5. Babdicoot

    Babdicoot Type 2 · Member

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    I've been on it for 4 months +
    I've lost around 2 stone, I can't eat a full meal anymore as i feel fuller quite quick and feel sick if I force it down.

    I was put on it as my bg levels was in th 20-30 wouldn't come down with 90 units of humilin insulin twice a day, I was drinking like a fish and was hungry like a horse.

    Now I'm on zero insulin, just the ozempic and I'm around 5-10 bg levels, I'm due to have my hba1c done soon
     
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    Newly diagnosed · Active Member

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    Thank you for your reply!
     
  8. Hi to all,

    I have been on the weightloss pen since June 29 have lost 7.7kg I am still using it I received my other box the other day.
    I am also using a protien shake for breakfast 2 so that is helping I just wish I could loose the rest I have another 25kg to loose to get to where I want to be so hopefully I can manage it sooner rather than later.


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