Semaglutide is an injectable prescription medication used to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes, as well as promote weight loss when combined with diet and exercise. It belongs to a class of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists.
Semaglutide helps the body produce more insulin when needed and reduces the amount of sugar created by the liver. It also slows digestion to help control blood sugar levels.
Recently, specialty compounding pharmacies have started offering custom formulations of semaglutide that can be tailored to each patient's individual needs. This provides more flexibility in dosing and administration methods compared to the standard manufactured product.
There are several potential advantages to using compounded semaglutide over the branded injectable product:
Compounding pharmacists can prepare semaglutide in a variety of strengths, allowing the dose to be precisely calibrated for each patient's needs. This helps optimize treatment effectiveness while minimizing side effects.
In addition to subcutaneous injection, compounded semaglutide can be formulated as a capsule or lozenge for oral administration, a nasal spray, or a topical cream. This provides more options for patients who prefer to avoid injections.
Compounding bypasses the high manufacturing and development costs of brand name drugs. Therefore, compounded formulations typically cost much less for patients, making treatment more accessible.
Compounded semaglutide may be a good option for patients who:
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