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I was given a sample of Ozempic (4 weeks) , but I am struggling with all the side effect possibilities. Has anyone gone on these shots, and what were your side effects? Am I being paranoid?
1 shot is supposed to last for 1 week,does this mean the side effects do to? Thank you and would appreciate any input.
 

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I've never tried it, so I'm not one to offer an opinion. But, I don't think you're paranoid - if something is going to affect your health you need to have all the info you can get.
 

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Are you doing all you can do as far as cutting carbs and exercising?

Ultimately it will be your decision to try something or not, just be as informed as you can be, and it sound like you doing just that.
 

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I injected my first Ozempic shot last weekend. I was very paranoid too (plus, I have schizophrenia, so my anxiety was sky high!). I watched several youtube videos on how to inject it, and read the instructions four times. I didn't have any side effects during this week. I was really worried about diarrhea because I have IBS as one of my health issues.

Sadly, the only way to find out is to try it. Everyone's experience is different. There are warnings about constipation, sore stomach, acid reflex, diarrhea, but these only last a week (unless you react more strongly to it). 1 in 1000 have an allergic reaction...I was worried about that too, but it didn't happen.
 

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I also have high anxiety noting the above symptoms with Ozempic. I currently take a daily dose of Rybelsus which does the same thing but is in pill form. I lost about 20 lbs and it's helped curb my apetite till around lunchtime.

My doctor wants me to change to replace it with Ozempic if I want to lose more weight and feel full all of the time. I'm not quite ready to do that and my diabetes is in control between Rybelsus, glimepiride and metformin. But you might want to ask about Rybelsus as an alternative.
 
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