How Long Can I Use Ozempic For?

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Stepping into the realm of medication might feel like venturing into uncharted territory. Ozempic is a medicine that has the potential to be a very useful tool for treatment in conjunction with lifestyle changes.

What is Ozempic, though, and how long may you take it if your doctor prescribes it? 

Ozempic is one of several medications that may be prescribed to you by your cloudcure care team, if appropriate for you. Ozempic’s active components are distinct from those of other diabetes drugs, such as Mounjaro and Metformin, which you may be familiar with.

Patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 or higher, who suffer from type 2 diabetes or a combination of chronic obesity and related diseases, are the most common recipients of this medicine.  

How long can you take Ozempic?

Cloudcure’s care team may recommend a variety of medications, including Ozempic, depending on your specific condition. As long as the patient continues to respond well to Ozempic and their healthcare professional sees no reason to discontinue treatment, the medicine may continue.

Is it possible to stop Ozempic at any time?

It’s never a good idea to abruptly stop taking a medicine without first discussing it with your cloudcure team. There are no withdrawal symptoms associated with discontinuing Ozempic, but there are other potential health problems. If you have diabetes and take Ozempic, your blood sugar levels may fluctuate rapidly. If your doctor recommended Ozempic for treatment, you may experience a rebound effect in once you stop taking it.

What happens when you stop taking Ozempic? 

If you’ve been using Ozempic for treatment and decide to quit, you’ll likely experience some reversal of the therapeutic effects, especially if you don’t have any kind of continuous support or make any changes to your lifestyle.

When patients stopped taking Ozempic, the regained two-thirds of the weight that was lost while on the medication, according to a study conducted in 2022. Because of this, many doctors advise their patients to continue taking Ozempic for their chronic diseases. 

However, if you have made major adjustments to your diet and exercise routine and you suddenly stop taking the medicine, it is likely that you will retain some of the health benefits.

If you would like more information about how to get Ozempic online in Canada, speak to your cloudcure health practitioner by joining a program today.

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