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Ozempic Pen Injector
Ozempic Pen Semaglutide injection is a once-weekly non-insulin medicine used for adults with type 2 diabetes used to improve blood sugar along with diet and exercise. Check that OZEMPIC injection is a clear solution and has no particulate or with coloration. OZEMPIC should not be mixed with other insulin injections. These should be administered as separate injections. Take care that the injections should not be adjacent to each other. You will need some supplies to give your Ozempic injection:
- OZEMPIC pen.
- Novo Fine Plus or Novo Fine replacement needles for ozempic pen.
- alcohol swab.
- gauze pad or cotton ball.
- disposal container for throwing away used OZEMPIC pens and needles.
How many clicks in a 1 mg ozempic pen and 0.25 mg?
- When 0.25mg dose is selected the pen will deliver 2/0.25 = 8 doses.
- When 0.5mg dose is selected, the pen will give 2/05 = 4 doses.
- Will deliver 4 doses if 1mg is selected.
How do I know when my ozempic pen is empty?
- When the dose control is turned, the plunger remains stationary.
- When you activate the injection button, no medication is released.
- The pen is lighter than usual in weight
- The dose counter is at zero or is not moving.
Ozempic and Weight Loss Injection Pen
Ozempic for weight loss – even though Ozempic injection is meant to control blood sugar, adult Ozempic users may drop up to 14 pounds:
- 8 lb (0.5 mg) and 10 lb (1 mg) of Ozempic versus 3 lb of placebo from initial weights of 202 lb.
- 12 lb (1 mg) and 14 lb (2 mg) for Ozempic from initial weights of 219 lb.
What is the Ozempic Dosage?
- Treatment initiation – 0.25 mg subcutaneous injection once weekly for 4 weeks.
- Regular treatment – After 4 weeks dosage is 0.25 mg dosage, increase the dosage to 0.5 mg once weekly to maximum of 1 mg once weekly. If additional glycemic control is needed after at least 4 weeks on the 1 mg dosage, the dosage may be increased to a maximum of 2 mg once weekly.
- Take care that it is administered on the on the same day each week at any time of the day, with or without meals.
- If need arises, the weekly administration can be changed by keeping doses to at least 2 days (>48 hours).
- For missed dose if more than 5 days have passed, skip the missed dose and maintain your weekly dosing schedule.
OZEMPIC can be administered subcutaneously to the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm. Rotate the ozempic injection sites each week. Instruct patients to use a different injection site each week.
Warnings and Precautions while using Ozempic
Never share Ozempic with other patients, even if you use a new needle. Same way do not share needles when using Ozempic. This is to avoid risk for transmission of blood-borne pathogens. Monitor your condition each time the doctor changes your dose for hypoglycaemia or hyperglycaemia.
Do not inject Ozempic in the same area to prevent lipodystrophy or localized cutaneous amyloidosis.
Ozempic Side Effects
If using Ozempic you must inform your doctor if you find following symptoms and issues:
- Ozempic Pancreatitis Symptoms- You must be discontinue using Ozempic promptly.
- Diabetic Retinopathy Complications Continue to monitor for diabetic retinopathy.
- Hypoglycaemia – Concomitant use of Ozempic other form of insulin secretagogue or insulin may increase the risk of hypoglycaemia.
- Acute Kidney Injury – Monitor renal function.
- Hypersensitivity Reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis and angioedema) – Discontinue OZEMPIC.
- Acute Gallbladder Disease.
- Lactation – Breast feeding is not recommended
- Females and Males of Reproductive Potential – Discontinue Ozempic atleast 2 months prior if a female is planning pregnancy.
- You or any of your family have ever had thyroid.
Symptoms of Hypoglycaemia may include:
- dizziness or light-headedness
- blurred vision
- anxiety, irritability, or mood changes
- slurred speech
- confusion or drowsiness
- fast heartbeat
- feeling jittery
Adverse Reactions of Using Ozempic
While using Ozempic pen, the most common adverse reactions are:
- abdominal pain
Other serious allergic reaction could include one or more of the following symptoms:
- swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.
- problems breathing or swallowing.
- severe rash or itching.
- fainting or feeling dizzy.
- very rapid heartbeat.
How to Store Ozempic?
Ozempic Pens should be stored in clean and dry area. It should be handled with clean and dry hands. Never re-use the needle and discard the needle after each injection.
Storage of Ozempic pen until expiration limited to the following:
- Unused – Refrigerate but do not freeze (2°C to 8°C).
- After use – at room temperature (15°C to 30°C) for 56 days.
- After first use – Refrigerated (2°C to 8°C) for 56 days.
Is Trulicity and Ozempic the same?
Trulicity Vs Ozempic: Clients always compare Trulicity with other medicines. Trulicity and Ozempic, both GLP-1 RAs, treat type 2 diabetes. They have similar mechanisms and purposes, however they differ in some aspects. They lower HbA1c, a marker of long-term blood sugar management, in clinical trials.
Trulicity contains dulaglutide. Ozempic has semaglutide. Trulicity and Ozempic reduce blood sugar in type 2 diabetics.
Dosage: Trulicity is a weekly injection pen. Ozempic is also available as a single-dose pen, although it is injected weekly.
Half-life: Ozempic outlasts Trulicity. Ozempic’s prolonged half-life may help it work and allow weekly dosage.
Weight Loss: Ozempic has shown higher weight loss than Trulicity in various clinical trials. This weight loss impact can help overweight or obese type 2 diabetics.
Cardiovascular Outcomes: In clinical trials, Trulicity and Ozempic reduced the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetics with a history of cardiovascular disease.
Side Effects: Trulicity and Ozempic may cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Some people may tolerate one drug better than the other.