Medications in Vancouver

Clinician-led programs that offer medications like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro in Vancouver

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Getting Ozempic in Vancouver

With Cloudcure programs, you get prescription medications like Ozempic. You also regularly meet your medical and wellness team for virtual consultations by video.

Ozempic in Toronto

To get Ozempic in Vancouver, you have a few options. You can either consult your primary care physician, or speak to a Cloudcure provider.

Yes, Ozempic is approved by Health Canada and can be safely prescribed by licensed physicians and nurse practitioners in British Columbia.

Ozempic is a once-weekly semaglutide injection. It comes in multi-dose pens in either a 2mg or 4mg size in Canada. It belongs to a class of drugs known as GLP-1 receptor agonists, which regulate blood glucose. 

In Vancouver, the price of Ozempic varies depending on your health plan coverage, the pharmacy and the dosage. Pricing for your dosage is discussed during your first online consultation.

Health Canada's regulations require confirming your patient status to learn more. Please provide the Drug Identification Number (DIN) from your product packaging.

Getting Wegovy in Vancouver

Cloudcure programs also offer prescription medications like Wegovy for patients that qualify for treatment.

Wegovy in Toronto

Much like Ozempic, to get Wegovy in Vancouver, you need to consult with your physician or talk to a Cloudcure clinician who will prescribe Wegovy if it’s right for you.

To buy Wegovy in Vancouver, you can either go to a pharmacy with your prescription or have it directly delivered to your home as part of your Cloudcure program.

Wegovy mimics the hormone GLP-1 which is released by our bodies after a meal. It makes you feel fuller and less hungry. It is prescribed to individuals experiencing weight-related health conditions, in addition to a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity.

Medication cost is influenced by both the pharmacy and the prescribed dosage. With an insurance plan, the cost to the patient can be significantly reduced.

Health Canada's regulations require confirming your patient status to learn more. Please provide the Drug Identification Number (DIN) from your product packaging.

Getting Mounjaro in Vancouver

Mounjaro is another medication you can get through your Cloudcure program, prescribed by licensed clinicians and delivered for free in Vancouver.

Mounjaro has the active ingredient called tirzepatide. It comes in dosages of 2.5mg, 5mg, 7.5mg, 10.0mg, 12.5mg and 15.0mg. In Canada, it is currently only available in vial-based format although Health Canada has approved a pre-filled pen version which may be available in the future for sale.

Mounjaro was developed by Eli Lily. It is now available in Canada, and the cost can vary based on the dosage, your treatment plan, and your health insurance.

Health Canada's regulations require confirming your patient status to learn more. Please provide the Drug Identification Number (DIN) from your product packaging.

Similar to other prescription medications, you can either consult with your primary care physician or get in touch with a Cloudcure provider to get a prescription for Mounjaro in Vancouver.                                 

Once you have a prescription, you can get Mounjaro from any licensed healthcare provider, a local pharmacy or through one of our Cloudcure programs.

FAQs

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Who is eligible to join Cloudcure?

Generally, the following individuals may qualify for the program: Aged 18+, with a BMI of 27 and an associated health condition. Other factors may be taken into consideration by the clinician, such as pregnancy, eating disorders, medical history and availability in your region. Simply take our quick quiz to see if you are eligible for our programs!

What is the Cloudcure approach and how does it work?

Cloudcure programs combine psychology-based curriculum, effective medical treatments and ongoing support.

The process consists of a few simple steps:

  1. Complete the eligibility quiz to check if you qualify
  2. Sign up for a care plan to get started
  3. Receive your lab requisition for blood work
  4. Complete the testing at any conveniently located lab
  5. See your Cloudcure provider to receive a treatment plan
  6. Have your medication discretely and conveniently delivered
  7. Begin your journey with your Health Coach (optional)
Should I join Cloudcure if I have a doctor?

Cloudcure offers longitudinal care in a program format, designed to help you with specific goals. We do not replace your primary care provider and you should continue to review your overall health concerns or regular checkups with your family doctor.

What is Ozempic approved for?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) is currently approved by Health Canada for once-weekly treatment of type 2 diabetes. 

It is important to combine this treatment with changes in diet, exercise and healthy living. 

What is Mounjaro approved for?

Mounjaro (Tirzepatide) belongs to the GLP-1 class of medications. It is  currently approved by Health Canada for once-weekly treatment of type 2 diabetes. 

This treatment is usually prescribed with changes in nutrition, exercise and lifestyle. 

What is Wegovy approved for?

Wegovy, which is also a semaglutide, has been approved for weight management in adults who are medically overweight or suffer from obesity.

Wegovy should be taken as an adjunct to a nutritional diet and exercise.

How is Cloudcure different from other providers?

Cloudcure is a clinician-guided metabolic health program designed and supported by a multi-disciplinary medical team. Instead of a focus only on medication, we focus on treatment that includes an effective lifestyle change as well.

How long do I have to take medication?

Generally speaking, most individuals should medication for a year before they can consider coming off under the supervision of a medical professional. 

Valuable information and resources are available with your DIN.

Health Canada regulations require us to confirm your patient status to access more information.

Rybelsus (semaglutide)

Rybelsus belongs to a class of drugs called GLP-1.

How it works

Rybelsus is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Rybelsus. In Canada, Rybelsus cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

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Pill

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Wegovy (semaglutide)

Wegovy belongs to a class of drugs called GLP-1s.

How it works

Wegovy is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Wegovy. In Canada, Wegovy cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

Application type

Auto-injector

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Mounjaro (tirzepatide)

Mounjaro belongs to a class of drugs called GIP and GLP-1.

How it works

Mounjaro is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Mounjaro. In Canada, Mounjaro cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

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Auto-injector

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I would like to improve an existing health condition

I need to overcome a health problem associated with excess weight, such as Osteoarthritis, Sleep Apnea, Type 2 Diabetes, or Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

How it works

We work with you to help achieve some of your most important health goals through medications and lifestyle change. It can be hard to find the right path to wellness, but we help you get there in a sustainable way.

I need to lose weight due to a new health issue

I have received medical advice to lose weight due to a new diagnosis or health scare such as pre-diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension or heart disease.

How it works

We collaborate with you to design a personalized solution that will facilitate health transformation including nutrition, exercise, sleep and mental wellness, to set you up for success on your healthcare journey.

Saxenda (liraglutide)

Saxenda belongs to a class of drugs called GLP-1s.

How it works

Saxenda is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Saxenda. In Canada, Saxenda cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

Application type

Auto-injector

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I lack energy throughout the day.

I constantly feel fatigued, and I’ve noticed that my body has slowed down in processing food, leading to weight gain and digestive issues.

How it works

Our comprehensive program offers personalized strategies to boost your metabolism through proper nutrition, exercise routines, and evidence-based medication prescribed by our board-certified cloudcure Medical Team.

I want to better manage PCOS.

Dealing with irregular periods, unpredictable hormonal fluctuations and constant breakouts is incredibly frustrating.

How it works

Our program is here to support individuals with PCOS, with a focus on restoring hormonal balance, managing weight, providing personalized nutritional guidance to promote positive lifestyle changes.

I struggle with emotional eating.

I often find myself caught in a cycle of emotional eating when stressed. I want to break the cycle and make lasting changes to my eating habits.

How it works

We dive deeper into the root causes of your health conditions, which can be influenced by negative thinking patterns. With your health goals in mind, we work with you to re-establish a healthier relationship with food and your body.

I need to lose weight.

I’m tired of trying different diets without success. I’m looking for a sustainable weight loss solution that can help improve my overall health.

How it works

We collaborate with you to design a personalized solution that will facilitate healthy habit formation on nutrition, exercise, sleep and mental wellness, to set you up for success on your healthcare journey.

Metformin

Metformin is a non-GLP1 drug that belongs to the biguanide class of medications.

How it works

Metformin is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Metformin. In Canada, Metformin cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

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Pill

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Orlistat

The medication is a class of drugs called lipase inhibitors. 

How it works

Orlistat is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Orlistat. In Canada, Orlistat cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

Application type

Pill

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Contrave

This is a non-GLP-1 medication which is a combination of bupropion and naltrexone.

How it works

Contrave is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Contrave. In Canada, Contrave cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

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Pill

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Ozempic (semaglutide)

Ozempic belongs to a class of drugs called GLP-1s.

What is it?

Ozempic is a prescription medication. You will need to talk to your healthcare provider before you take Ozempic. In Canada, Ozempic cannot be purchased over the counter and you need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner to receive a prescription.

Application type

Auto-injector

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