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Mounjaro (Tirzepatide) prescription consultation available now

Tirzepatide (brand name Mounjaro) is a new type 2 diabetes drug shown to be extremely effective for weight loss. Speak to one of our trusted, board-certified doctors about how your weight may be impacting your health.*

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Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less. Otherwise, new patient visits are $129 and follow-ups are only $69 for members.

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3 simple steps to request your tirzepatide prescription today

  • Book a visit with a doctor to discuss Mounjaro.

    Step 1

    Book a visit with a doctor to discuss Mounjaro.

    Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

  • Talk to your physician regarding a tirzepatide prescription.

    Step 2

    Talk to your physician regarding a tirzepatide prescription.

    Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer and complete any recommended evaluations and lab tests.

  • Pick up your tirzepatide prescription, if prescribed.

    Step 3

    Pick up your tirzepatide prescription, if prescribed.

    Prescriptions are provided at doctor’s discretion. We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy.

  • Book a visit with a doctor to discuss Mounjaro.

    Step 1

    Book a visit with a doctor to discuss Mounjaro.

    Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

  • Talk to your physician regarding a tirzepatide prescription.

    Step 2

    Talk to your physician regarding a tirzepatide prescription.

    Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer and complete any recommended evaluations and lab tests.

  • Pick up your tirzepatide prescription, if prescribed.

    Step 3

    Pick up your tirzepatide prescription, if prescribed.

    Prescriptions are provided at doctor’s discretion. We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy.

Tirzepatide prescription pricing details

How pricing works

To request a new or refill on your tirzepatide prescription, join our monthly membership and get discounted visits.

Paying with insurance

Membership

$14.99/month

First month free

First visit

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For all visits

30 days of free membership

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  • Unlimited messages with your 24/7 Care Team
  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%
  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests
  • Free memberships for your family
  • Cancel anytime

Visit price with insurance

Often the same as an office visit. Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less!

  • We accept these insurance plans and many more:
    • Humana
    • Aetna
    • United Healthcare

Paying without insurance

Membership

$14.99/month

First month free

First visit

$129

Repeats only $69

30 days of free membership

  • Same-day appointments 7 days a week
  • Unlimited messages with your 24/7 Care Team
  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%
  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests
  • Free memberships for your family
  • Cancel anytime

Visit price without insurance

Initial visits are $129 and follow-ups are only $69 for active members.

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*If we're unable to treat you, we'll provide a full refund.

About tirzepatide (Mounjaro)

Tirzepatide is a novel drug to treat type 2 diabetes which has also been found to result in significant weight loss. It is manufactured by the drug company Eli Lilly and it has been approved by the FDA for treatment of type 2 diabetes, with the trade name Mounjaro.

Tirzepatide uses

  • Type 2 diabetes

    So far, the tirzepatide FDA approval is for the use of treating type 2 diabetes. According to SURPASS-2 clinical trials, it has shown to be very effective in treating type 2 diabetes, especially when compared to other drugs on the market, such as semaglutide.

  • Weight loss

    Although tirzepatide is not technically approved by the FDA for weight loss, it has been found to cause significant weight loss. Based on the results of the SURMOUNT-1 clinical trial, if tirzepatide was approved for weight loss, it would likely become the most effective weight loss drug available.

  • Anticipated tirzepatide side effects

    The safety and tolerability profile for tirzepatide is felt to be similar to other related drugs such as semaglutide and liraglutide. Tirzepatide side effects would include:

  • Nausea

  • Diarrhea

  • Constipation

  • Vomiting

    Additional study is ongoing and looking closely for other unanticipated adverse effects. As of yet, there is no long term safety data on this drug.

  • How to take tirzepatide

    Tirzepatide, also known as Mounjaro, is available in the following doses:  2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 12.5 mg, or 15 mg per 0.5 ml in single-dose injection pens.  The medication is designed to be injected weekly into the skin.  After beginning at the starting dose, should additional clinical effects be needed, your doctor may recommend increasing to the next highest tirzepatide dose at 4 week intervals.

     

    Who should not take tirzepatide

    Tirzepatide can’t be used by anyone who is pregnant, plans to become pregnant within the next 3 months, or is breastfeeding. Tirzepatide also should not be used if you have ever had pancreatitis, medullary thyroid carcinoma, or if there is a family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma or something called the MEN2 syndrome. It’s also important to know that tirzepatide can lessen the effect of some oral contraceptives.

    Tirzepatide prescription FAQs

    • Can I get tirzepatide yet?

      Tirzepatide is now becoming more widely available by prescription. Production and distribution of tirzepatide to pharmacies began in June 2022.

    • How does tirzepatide work?

      Tirzepatide is what is known as a “dual glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide–GLP-1 receptor agonist.”  This long and complicated name means it can do two things:

      • 1. Stimulate GLP-1 receptors in the body to both help control blood glucose and reduce hunger, promoting weight loss.
      • 2. Promote release of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide which helps modulate levels of a hormone called glucagon and improve insulin sensitivity of adipose (fat) tissue.

    • How much does tirzepatide cost?

      If you qualify for a tirzepatide prescription and the drug is included on your insurance plan’s formulary, your monthly cost may vary.  The makers of tirzepatide/Mounjaro (Lilly) are currently offering a co-pay savings card of $25 per month for certain individuals, which can be found on their website.  Unfortunately, without insurance tirzepatide is quite expensive, ranging around $1000/month depending on the pharmacy.

    • What have been the results on tirzepatide?

      A study published in 2021 called SURPASS-2 on over 1800 participants found that tirzepatide + metformin was superior to semaglutide + metformin on reduction in Hemoglobin A1C in individuals with Type 2 Diabetes.  When evaluating tirzepatide vs semaglutide, as a secondary endpoint, 5.5% more weight loss was noted in the tirzepatide group compared to the semaglutide group.

      The most recent clinical trial awaiting publication, called SURMOUNT-1, reports that the average weight loss among over 2500 trial participants was 16% at 72 weeks.  Adults who were randomly assigned to receive tirzepatide had average weight losses of 16% with 5 mg of the drug, 21.4% with 10 mg, and 22.5% with 15 mg, compared with only 2.4% weight loss with participants who took a placebo. Of the tirzepatide group, 89% achieved a weight loss of at least 5% compared with 28% in the placebo group as well. The average BMI of trial participants starting off was 38, and was reduced to an average of 30, with many subjects getting into the normal range.

      The SURMOUNT-1 trial is still ongoing, and additional key outcome measures under study include progression to type 2 diabetes among patients with prediabetes.  It is anticipated that the trial will be continued for a total of an additional 104 weeks.

    • How does tirzepatide compare to similar weight loss medications, or weight loss surgery?

      Keep in mind that currently tirzepatide is not technically FDA-approved for weight loss, but for type 2 diabetes.  But based on the results of SURMOUNT-1, if tirzepatide was approved for weight loss, it would easily become the most effective drug available. Given that it has two different mechanisms of action, it appears to have a greater effect on weight and blood sugar than GLP-1 agonist drugs alone, such as semaglutide or liraglutide, which are both currently FDA approved for sugar and weight control under different trade names. So when comparing tirzepatide vs semaglutide or liraglutide, it seems to be much more effective.

      Given that over half the patients on the 10 mg dose and 63% of those on the 15 mg dose lost more than 20% of their body weight, this number takes many past the weight loss achieved long term with surgical interventions such as the lap-band, and is within the typical ranges achieved long term with procedures such as the sleeve gastrectomy.

    • How can I learn more about whether tirzepatide is right for me?

      Speak with one of our trusted, board-certified physicians online to discuss your health concerns and start the evaluation process. This would include a discussion of your past medical history, current medication, and ordering of baseline tests and studies to determine if you qualify for a tirzepatide prescription.

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