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Semaglutide pill is an oral medication used to boost insulin production in your body and simultaneously reducing the glucose level in your blood.Moreover it retard the release of sugar in your blood and also decrease the rate of your digestion.Semaglutide pills are related to such class of drugs that are proven to have cardiovascular benefits.Although semaglutides is available in the form of injections that can be injectable subcutaneously by yourself.But some patients are not convenient by self administration of these injections subcutaneously or feel reserved to injectable medications.So Semaglutide pills offers an alternative choice within this class of patients.
What is Glucagon Like Peptide 1:
The semaglutide pills is a glucagon like peptide 1.The main action of GLP-1 is to stimulate the secretion of insulin and inhibit the secretion of glucagon.
Semaglutide Pills are available in potency of 3mg,7mg and 14mg.These pills are used once daily for 30 days.The dosage is initiated with minimum potency for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.After 30 days the strength of tablet is increased from 3mg to 7mg for proper control of glucose level.The dosage will be same as it should be taken once daily for 30 days.Patient will be shifted to 14mg tablet after 30 days if 7mg tablet is unable to control glucose level.
The perfect time of taking semaglutide pills is 30 minute before meal.
Semaglutide pill is used for weight loss because it work by mimicking the natural hormone which regulate the hunger and slowing down the emptying of your stomach by effecting your digestive system,due to which you feel stiated.As there is a feeling of fullness the diet is also maintained and it lowers the risk of heart disease and the rate of death in diabetic patients.It is also useful for atherosclerotic diseases such as heart or blood vessel diseases.Semaglutide Pills may reduce the risk of stroke because it also effect your blood pressure level.As obesity is maintained other problems associated with obesity also settle down.
There are minimal chances of having any side effects of semaglutide pills.Most of the side effects which patients face are
- Abdominal Pain
- Blurred vision
Although nausea is settle down with time as the patient cannot retard the dose of medicine.Furthermore if any of the side effect persist or worsen then consult to the doctor with no time.
If semaglutide pill cause any allergic reaction to your body talk to your doctor or if you are already aware that semaglutides will cause some kind of reactions to your body then you should tell your doctor about your issue on time.Many other diseases gets worsen and need special care like diabetic retinopathy kidney disorders,gastroparesis,pancreatitis,intestinal disorders,gall bladder disease.Although this medicine is not sedative but if unusual heavy exercise is done along with this medicine than it may cause blood sugar level extremely low due to sweating and patient will experience drowziness,dizziness and lethargic.So avoid driving or any other such activity which requires full attention.Consumption of alcohol along with this medication also have serious risk factor of lowering blood sugar level below normal.
In planning of getting pregnant, or you are already pregnant,or suspect you might be pregnant consultation of your doctor is needed because this medicine might have risks related to pregnancy.Doctor recommendation is must 2 months before if you are planning pregnancy because retardation of this medicine might be required in that period.
Breast feeding mothers should also consult to the doctor about the usage of this medicine.
The medical history of patient is necessary because semaglutide pills are not recommended in patients with any of the personal or family history of any kind of tumor like throid tumors specifically throid C cell tumors,MTC (medullary throid Carcinoma).It is also contraindicated in patients of MEN 2 (multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2).
Store at cool and dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.Keep away from sunlight and moisture.